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Nominations sought for Morningstar Public Librarian Support Award

17 Oct 2013 9:39 AM | Deleted user

Morningstar Public Librarian Support Award

The Business Reference and Services Section (BRASS) of the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA), a division of the American Library Associaton (ALA), is currently accepting nominations for the Morningstar Public Librarian Support Award!


Honor an outstanding public librarian by submitting a nomination for this award of $1250 in travel funds for attending the 2014 ALA Annual Conference in Las Vegas.


The award recognizes a public librarian who has performed outstanding business reference service and who requires financial assistance to attend the conference.


The recipient shall have a demonstrated interest in pursuing a career as a business reference librarian and the potential to be a leader in the profession.  The recipient will be expected to participate in BRASS activities at the conference for which the award has been made.


Eligibility: The candidate must be a member of ALA. If not a RUSA-BRASS member, the recipient must join RUSA and BRASS upon being selected to receive the award.


The award will be presented at the RUSA Awards Ceremony at the 2014 ALA Annual Conference in Las Vegas.



To submit a nomination, download and complete the nomination form, following the instructions on the form. For more information, please see:


Please submit nominations by DECEMBER 15, 2013, to the committee chair:


Karen Chapman

Business Reference Librarian

Angelo Bruno Business Library

University of Alabama

Box 870266

Tuscaloosa, AL 35487

Phone: 205-348-1096

Fax:  205-348-0803


Mailing Address:
Union Station
 50 Massachusetts Ave. NE
P.O. Box 1653 Washington, DC 20002
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