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OCLC recognizes 2011 award winners

DUBLIN, Ohio, USA, 1 July 2011—OCLC recognized award winners during the OCLC President's Luncheon June 27 at the 2011 ALA Annual Conference and Exhibit held in New Orleans, Louisiana. Part of OCLC's commitment to research and education includes furthering the advancement of librarianship. OCLC does this not only through advocacy efforts, Research and the Innovation Lab, but also by financially supporting awards and scholarships.

OCLC is proud to announce the following 2011 awards that recognize innovation and creativity in the library community:

  • OCLC/LITA Minority Scholarship in Library and Information Technology
    Diamond Camille Sankey, Wayne State University
  • Margaret Mann Citation
    Awarded posthumously to Edward Swanson, former Manager, MINITEX Contract Cataloging and Coordinator of Library Cataloging and Principal Cataloger, Minnesota Historical Society
  • John Ames Humphry/OCLC Forest Press Award for International Librarianship
    Sally Tseng, Former President, Asian Pacific American Librarians Association (APALA) and Head of Serials Cataloging, University of California, Irvine
  • American Library Association’s Melvil Dewey Medal
    Deanna Marcum, Associate Librarian for Library Services, the Library of Congress
  • Virginia Boucher—OCLC Distinguished ILL Librarian
    Ed Rivenburgh, Information Delivery Services Project Director, Milne Library, State University of New York (SUNY), Geneseo
  • Frederick G. Kilgour Award for Research in Library and Information Technology
    Dr. Daniel J. Cohen, Associate Professor of History and Art History at George Mason University and Director of the Center for History and New Media

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