NASIG CAPSTONE AWARD

Purpose of the Award

To recognize an individual who has made significant and distinguished contributions to the field of information resource management (e.g., serials and/or e-resources acquisitions, resource metadata and discovery, scholarly communications, collections management, digital publishing, e-resource or serials sales, scholarly publishing, or knowledgebase management). Candidates may be librarians, vendors, publishers, or non-traditional serialists whose professional interests align with NASIG’s mission. Such contributions may include: recruiting and educating the next generation of professionals, mentoring new professionals, service and/or leadership in NASIG and other professional organizations, notable research or professional dialogue in areas of particular interest to NASIG, participation in committees and groups that advance innovation in the field.

What is Received

  • $1500 cash award
  • One year's free membership in NASIG

Eligibility

  • This award is open to qualified NASIG members with at least 15 years of professional experience
  • Nominees must currently be in a position of a professional nature with primary responsibilities for some aspect of information resource management (e.g., serials and/or e-resources acquisitions, resource metadata and discovery, scholarly communications, collections management, digital publishing, e-resource or serials sales, scholarly publishing, or knowledgebase management), vendor, agent, or scholarly publisher
  • Preference will be given to nominees who have demonstrated excellence and collegiality throughout their professional careers and have a strong reputation of innovation, scholarship, leadership, and/or mentoring

What is Needed to Apply?

  • Nomination form
  • Resume or CV
  • 1 other letter of support

Requirements Post-Award

Following the conference, the award winner will be interviewed for an article to appear in the NASIG Newsletter, or, if they prefer, may contribute an article reflecting on their professional experiences.

Submitting Application

Applications will only be accepted in electronic form

Completed application materials (see list above) should be emailed to:

Jennifer Leffler
Chair, NASIG Awards & Recognition Committee
University of Northern Colorado
jennifer.leffler@unco.edu

Application Deadline

February 8, 2019

Award Notification

March 13, 2019

About NASIG

Established in 1985, NASIG is an independent organization working to advance and transform the management of information resources. Our ultimate goal is to facilitate and improve the distribution, acquisition, and long-term accessibility of information resources in all formats and business models.