Libraries Staff Receive Acknowledgments: April 2013
Laura Chance, Library Reserves Assistant, received the Association of College and Research Libraries, Delaware Valley Chapter’s Future Librarian Award. Laura’s winning essay earned her a $1,000 stipend so that she could attend the ACRL 2013 Conference in Indianapolis, IN.
Kate Masterton, Print Resource Access Management Assistant, received the Beatrice Davis Award from the Philadelphia Regional Chapter of the Medical Library Association. The purpose of this award is to foster and encourage library students to pursue educational activities related to health sciences librarianship. Kate will use her award to attend the MLA annual meeting in Boston.
Linda Katz, Associate Director of Health Sciences Partnerships, received an Honorary Lifetime Membership award from the Philadelphia Regional Chapter of the Medical Library Association. Linda will retire from the Drexel Libraries in early June.
Holly Tomren, Head of Metadata Services, was invited to serve on the Enhancement Grant Panel of the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Holly will help review digitization activities to help determine grant allocations.
Danuta A. Nitecki, Dean of Libraries, was invited to be the keynote speaker at two recent conferences. She spoke on space assessment of library learning environments to the library directors from American Jesuit Colleges & Universities who met this year at Saint Joseph’s College. In Montreal, she shared insights about conducting research and publishing with librarians at their annual Professional Forum hosted at Concordia University.