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Nominations Accepted for UW’s Agnes Milstead Distinguished Librarianship Award

January 25, 2021

Nominations for the Agnes Milstead Distinguished Librarianship Award for University of Wyoming faculty members will be accepted through Monday, March 1.

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 made a significant contribution to the UW Libraries. The award recipient will receive a monetary gift and will be honored at a ceremony 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 improvement for the UW Libraries or for teaching and research.

-- Demonstrated contribution to making the 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 Rochelle Hayes at

Nominations also may be mailed to Hayes at UW Libraries, Dept. 3334, 1000 E. University Ave., Laramie, WY 82071.

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