Esther J. Piercy Award George Gibbs 02 Oct 1991 15:24 UTC
This is a call for nominees for the Esther J. Piercy Award. The Esther J. Piercy Award was established by the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) in 1968 and is given each year in which the jury believes there is a qualified candidate. It is presented in recognition of a contribution to librarianship in the field of technical services by a librarian with not more than *10* years of professional experience who has shown outstanding promise for continuing contributions and leadership in any of the fields comprising technical services by such means as: a) leadership in professional associations at local, state, regional, or national levels; b) contributions to the development, application, contributions to the development, application, or utilization of new or improved methods, techniques, and routines; c) a significant contribution to professional literature; and d) conduct of studies or research in the technical services. A letter of nomination should include the name of the nominee, the date that the nominee entered his/her first professional position, and a formal statement of nomination, including a brief rationale. Also, enclose a resume or narrative career outline. Letters of endorsement from others should provide additional evidence of the worthiness of the nominee. Deadline for nomination is December 1, 1991. Send nominations to or direct questions to: George E. Gibbs Chair, Piercy Award Jury 502 Watson Library University of Kansas Lawrence, KS 66045 (913) 864-3601 firstname.lastname@example.org Please share this information with others in your institution.