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Call for Nominations--First Annual Coutts Award for Innovation

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The First Annual Coutts Award for Innovation in Electronic 
Resources Management

Presented by the ALCTS Collection Management and Development 
Section, the Coutts Award for Innovation in Electronic Resources 
Management consists of a citation and $2,000, generously donated 
by Coutts Information Services. The deadline for nominations is 
March 1, 2008.

The award is given to a librarian who has demonstrated innovation 
and excellence in the practice of electronic collection 
management and development, including but not limited to:

--Building and managing new types of electronic collections and 

--Addressing selection issues and processes for electronic 

--Creating effective organizational structures for the workflow 
management and development of electronic resource collections

--Increasing visibility, discovery and user access to electronic 
library resources

Nominations should include name, address, phone number, and email 
address of nominee and nominating party, a formal statement of 
nomination that includes a rationale, and a description of any 
projects that the nominee has initiated and successfully 

Nominations should be sent to: Brian Quinn, chair, Coutts Award 
Jury, brian.quinn@ttu.edu no later than March 1, 2008.

The award recipient will be notified by the jury chair no later 
than March 28. The presentation of the award will be made at the 
ALCTS Awards Ceremony held during the American Library 
Association Annual Conference.