The University Libraries is seeking nominations for the Arthur Benton University Librarian’s Award for Excellence. Funded by a generous endowment, this prestigious award acknowledges a library staff member’s professional contributions in the practice of librarianship, service to the profession, scholarship, or leadership which has had a significant impact or innovation to the operations of the Libraries or the University of Iowa.
The $2,000 award may be used to support professional development activity expenses for conferences or workshops in support of research projects and publications related to services, or it may be taken as a cash award.
Any member of the University of Iowa community may make a nomination, or self-nominations are also accepted. You can find eligibility requirements and the nomination form at http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/admin/bentonaward and submissions are due by 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26. Please contact Kelly Taylor (Kellyfirstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions.
Read more about Katie Buehner, the 2021 Arthur Benton Award and director of Rita Benton Music Library.