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Kurt Munson, Assistant Head of Access Services at Northwestern University Library was selected as the 2018 winner of the Sharing and Transforming Resources Section’s (STARS) Virginia Boucher Distinguished ILL (Interlibrary Loan) Librarian Award, sponsored by OCLC. The award consists of $2,000 and a citation, which recognizes an individual for outstanding professional achievement, leadership…(Read More)

Jennifer McElroy, Minnesota Historical Society, Gale A Cengage Company, RUSA's History Section

Jennifer McElroy, Reference Librarian at the Minnesota Historical Society, was selected as the 2018 winner of the Learning History Research and Innovation Award sponsored by Gale, A Cengage Company, administered by RUSA’s History Section. The award consists of $2,500 to help facilitate and further research relating to history and history librarianship. Selected for…(Read More)

Alice Kalinowski, Liaison Librarian at the University of Pittsburgh was selected as the 2018 winner of the BRASS Academic Business Librarianship Travel Award sponsored by Global Financial Data. The grant consists of $1,250 and is awarded to an individual new to the field of academic business librarianship in order to support attendance to the…(Read More)

Amilcar Perez

Amilcar Perez, Adult Services Librarian at Forest Park Public Library (IL), was selected as the 2018 winner of the BRASS Public Librarian Support Award sponsored by Morningstar. The award consists of  $1,250 to assist with travel expenses to ALA Annual Conference for a public librarian who has performed outstanding business reference service. Amilcar has…(Read More)

Stephanie Pitts-Noggle, Business Specialist Librarian at Champaign Public Library (IL) was selected as the 2018 winner of the BRASS Research Grant Award sponsored by Emerald Publishing. The grant, awarded to an individual or team, consists of $5,000 to conduct research in business librarianship. Pitts-Noggle’s research project, “Knowing what you don’t…(Read More)

Wayne A. Wiegand

Wayne A. Wiegand, author and  F. William Summers Professor Emeritus of Library and Information Studies at Florida State University, was selected as the 2017 winner of the Gale Cengage History Research and Innovation Award, administered by the History Section of RUSA. Wiegand was selected for his outstanding project proposal. His research promises to fill a…(Read More)

Bradley J. Kuykendall

Bradley J. Kuykendall, Reference and Instruction Librarian at Lincoln University in Missouri, has been selected as the 2017 Global Financial Data Academic Business Librarianship Travel Award, administered by the Business Reference and Services Section (BRASS) of RUSA. The award, sponsored by Global Financial Data, consists of $1,250 to support attendance to the ALA Annual…(Read More)

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