Nominate Your Favorite Government Information Librarian for NYLA's Mildred Lowe Award

The following reminder was posted to NYLINE today. If you know an exemplary Government Information Librarian, please consider nominating them for NYLA's Mildred Lowe Award. Applications are due by next Tuesday, September 2, 2014:


The New York Library Association Government Information Roundtable invites nominations for its Mildred Lowe Award. This award is named in honor of Mildred Lowe, who was Director of the St. John's University Division of Library and Information Science as well as a tireless advocate for public access to government information. She was co-chair of the task force that produced the 1983 Plan for Federal Depository Library Service in New York State, a document which has been called a "model plan."

The Mildred Lowe Award is presented annually by the New York Library Association Government Information Roundtable to a librarian who has made a significant contribution to government documents librarianship, access to government information, and/or the encouragement of documents use in New York State libraries. Persons considered for the award can work with any level of documents -- U.S., state, local, international -- in any type of library.

To submit a nomination, please send the following information by September 2, 2014 to Mary Redmond, NYLA/GIRT Awards Committee, by email at mredmond [at] mail [dot] nysed [dot] gov or fax at (518) 486-2152.

  • Name of Nominee:
  • Position/Title:
  • Street address:
  • Work Phone:
  • List candidate's achievements:
  • Nominator's name:
  • Nominator's street address:
  • Nominator's email address:
  • Nominator's Work Phone:

Message posted by Mary Redmond, NYLA/GIRT Awards Committee (mredmond [at] mail [dot] nysed [dot] gov.