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This award, established by the CNIB Library Board in January 1996, recognizes outstanding leadership in the advancement of library and information services for Canadians who are blind, visually impaired, or otherwise print-disabled. It is offered in tribute to Dr. Dayton M. Forman, an exceptional humanitarian and longstanding CNIB volunteer, who exemplified the leadership required to make a difference for over half a million visually impaired people across Canada.

The recipient is awarded a silver medal bearing the likeness of Dr. Forman and an inscription in print and braille. The Dr. Dayton M. Forman Memorial Award reception will be held during the Canadian Library Association (CLA) Conference, June 15, 2005, Calgary, Alberta.

Deadline for nominations is April 15, 2005.

More information, and the nomination form can be found on the CNIB Library web site at:

Please contact Shelagh Paterson (contact info below) if you have any questions.

Best Regards,

Shelagh Paterson
Director, Advocacy, Sales, and Marketing
CNIB Library
416 486-2500 x7670
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