Leadership in Digital Libraries Award

The Texas Digital Library Leadership in Digital Libraries Award will honor an individual who has made significant contributions and improvements related to digital libraries. Outstanding contributions to digital libraries can include, but are not limited to:

  • Contributions to the education of digital library professionals

  • Contributions to digital library scholarship, literature, or research

  • Outstanding leadership in local, regional, or state digital library activities, initiatives, or organizations

  • Mentoring interns and library students to foster the next generation of digital librarians

  • Creation of best practices or workflows that are a model for others to follow

Nominations are open to individuals from Texas academic libraries. Individuals nominated for this award must have been employed by an academic library at the time the work took place. Self-nominations are accepted.

Award recipients will receive one complimentary registration per group/awardee for the 2017 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries (TCDL) May 23 – 25 in Austin, and be honored at the TCDL Conference Reception.

Review Criteria

The 2016 TDL Awards Committee will review nominations for the Leadership in Digital Libraries Award based on the following three areas:

  • Significance and outcome
  • Leadership
  • Clarity and organization of application

Nomination Instructions

Nominations should be 500 – 1,500 words, not including supporting documentation.

Click the link below and fill out the online nomination form by 11:59pm (CST) on January 31, 2017. In the nomination form, you will have the opportunity to upload any supplementary materials with your nomination form. If you have any questions, please contact the TDL (info@tdl.org).