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Kelvin Watson was selected as the 2021 winner of the Margaret E. Monroe Library Adult Services Award, sponsored by NoveList, for his passion and dedication to implementing new and innovative ways for libraries to invite the uninvited to become lifelong library customers. When he took the helm at Broward County Library in 2017, Kelvin…(Read More)

Allison Ryall For service to the community with its creative and imaginative genealogy services including a full time Genealogy Specialist; for offering numerous genealogy events to the community; for providing one on one service to genealogy patrons through phone calls, emails and an online Book-A-Pro; for creating and maintain a genealogy LibGuide and…(Read More)

Ms. Premji’s project was selected by the Emerald Research Grant Award Committee as the winner of the 2021 Emerald Research Grant Award. The proposed research is on the role of business librarians in supporting and collaborating on knowledge syntheses. The goal of the project is to identify areas where methodological rigor of existing reviews…(Read More)

Mark’s strong service ethic, promotion of Spokane Public Library’s role in the regional business ecosystem, network building, and service to the profession is highly praised by colleagues. Some notable accomplishment are crowdsourcing subscriptions to both PitchBook and Bloomberg, a combination of resources not found elsewhere in a public library setting. Some examples of…(Read More)

Blake Robinson has been selected as the 2021 winner of the BRASS Academic Business Librarianship Travel Award sponsored by Global Financial Data. The grant consists of $1,250 and is awarded to an individual new to the field of academic business librarianship in order to support attendance to the ALA Annual Conference. Blake Robinson…(Read More)

Jennifer Daugherty is currently the Head of the North Carolina Collection in Academic Library Services at East Carolina University. She has been on the RUSA History Section History/Genealogy Award Committee and served as chair multiple times. She is currently the Chair of the Roundtable for Special Collections for the North Carolina Library Association and…(Read More)

DeeDee Baldwin. (by Megan Bean / © Mississippi State University) DeeDee Baldwin, Assistant Professor, History Research Librarian Mississippi State University Libraries, was selected as the 2021 recipient of the Reference and User Services Association’s (RUSA) History Section’s Genealogy/History Achievement Award, sponsored by ProQuest for her creation, research, and management of Against All Odds: The…(Read More)

Rashida C. Scott, Library Assistant – Maricopa County Library District, Fountain Hills, AZ, is awarded the BRASS Student Travel Award sponsored by SimplyAnalytics for her enthusiastic dedication in providing approachable financial literacy programming and reference; for her commitment to business librarianship and community building; and for her exemplary work with patrons. In her role as…(Read More)

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