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> OCLC and the CLA Resource Sharing Interest Group are pleased to announce
> the creation of a new award to celebrate Canadian achievements and
> innovation in all aspects of resource sharing, whether traditional ILL or
> newer cooperative virtual services. The first award will be presented this
> June. Please nominate worthy candidates who meet the criteria outlined in
> the call for nominations.
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> Jeff Barber, Chair, CLA Resource Sharing Interest Group
> OCLC/CLA Award for Resource Sharing Achievement
> The OCLC/CLA Award for Resource Sharing Achievement is an annual award
> consisting of $1,000 and a plaque recognizing and honoring an individual,
> an organization or a project team for outstanding professional
> achievement, leadership and contributions to library resource sharing in
> Canada. The achievement may be reflected in the form of publication of
> significant professional literature; initiatives and active roles in
> promoting and participating in library resource sharing activities; and/or
> innovative approaches or programs to technically or financially facilitate
> the practice of resource sharing at the institutional, regional,
> provincial or national level. The award will be presented during the
> annual Canadian Library Association Conference.
> The CLA Resource Sharing Interest Group appoints the jury for the award.
> Candidates nominated for this award must be employed in a Canadian
> institution and have demonstrated achievement in at least one of the
> following areas:
> 1. Planning and implementation of an innovative service or program to
> facilitate resource sharing that is recognized as a model regionally or
> 2. Publication of notable literature or significant presentations at
> conferences to promote communication and understanding about resource
> sharing in a Canadian context;
> 3. A record of sustained, recognized, and exceptional participation in
> regional, national or international associations, committees or task
> groups devoted to library resource sharing.
> Nomination Procedure
> Nominations are to be submitted by email to the Chair of the CLA Resource
> Sharing Interest Group, Jeff Barber, at [log in to unmask]
> <mailto:[log in to unmask]>.
> The nomination must include the following:
> Name of nominee
> Current position and employer
> Description of accomplishments, highlighting their contributions according
> to the areas of interest identified above.
> Signatures of two nominators, along with their names, organization, phone
> number, and email address.
> A current curriculum vitae for the nominee should be attached to the
> Deadline for receipt of nominations is: May 15, 2003.
> For additional information or questions please contact:
> Jeff Barber
> Head, Access ServicesUniversity of Saskatchewan Library
> Room 145 Main Library/Murray Building
> 3 Campus Drive
> Saskatoon, SK
> S7N 5A4
> Phone: 306-966-5960
> Fax: 306-966-6040