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Call for Nominations: UNYSLA Chapter Member Awards

There’s still time to nominate a deserving student or chapter member for the 2009 UNYSLA Student and Chapter Merit Awards.

Email materials by September 1, 2009 to:

Elizabeth Brown
2009 UNYSLA Awards Chair
phone: (607)777-4882

The Upstate New York Chapter Member Merit Award was created to recognize individuals for outstanding achievement and service to SLA and the Chapter and honor chapter members with a record of distinguished service in the organization and the association. Nominees must be a current member in good standing the in the association currently OR hold membership for at least two consecutive years prior to the award date.

The purpose of the UNYSLA Student Merit Award is to recognize and reward the active participation of student SLA members through involvement and leadership in Student Group activities. Nominees must be a SLA student member enrolled in a masters or PhD level library or information studies program and must show evidence of at least one of the following activities as a member of SLA: increasing SLA student involvement and memberships, expanding professional development opportunities both formal and informal, raising or expanding the profile of the SLA Student Group within their own school, on campus; or within the professional community, or bringing educators and practicing special librarians together. Any chapter member may nominate a student for the Merit Award.

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