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Published February 20, 2023
Nominations for the Agnes Milstead Distinguished Librarianship Award for University of Wyoming faculty members will be accepted through Friday, March 3.
Agnes Milstead, a former professor of education and library science at UW, established the award. The award recognizes a UW Libraries faculty member who has contributed significantly to UW Libraries. The award recipient will receive a monetary gift and be honored later in the spring semester.
Award criteria are:
-- Scholarship focusing on any aspect of library management or on the art and techniques of librarianship.
-- Development and implementation of a process, procedure or program that improves the management of and access to the scholarly record for the university community at large, specific groups within the community or the state.
-- Distinction in information literacy instruction or development of course materials.
-- Providing or securing special funding, collections or other major improvements for UW Libraries or for teaching and research.
-- Demonstrated contribution to making UW Libraries a valued and effective institution for the university and the state.
Nominations should be made in the form of a letter, detailing how the nominee meets the award criteria. Send nominations via email to Allana Bustos at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nominations also may be mailed to Bustos at UW Libraries, Dept. 3334, 1000 E. University Ave., Laramie, WY 82071.