The Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) is calling for nominations for the CAUT Academic Librarians' and Archivists’ Distinguished Service Award. The Award was established in 1994 to recognize outstanding contributions by academic librarians and archivists, other academic staff, or groups to the advancement of the status and/or working conditions of academic librarians and archivists at Canadian universities and colleges.
Nominations for the award may be submitted by academic staff associations, or any other interested parties or individuals. The deadline for nominations is June 1, 2023.
The nomination form and procedures are available on the CAUT website. Nominations will be reviewed by CAUT’s Librarians’ and Archivists’ Committee, and recommendations will be forwarded to CAUT Council. The number and frequency of awards will be as the Committee and CAUT Council deem appropriate.
The criteria used by the Librarians’ and Archivists’ Committee for its nomination to CAUT Council:
- Individual or group candidates may represent current or former academic librarians or archivists or other academic staff.
- Candidates will be assessed on the significance of their contributions to the advancement of the status and/or working conditions of academic librarians and archivists at the local, regional, or national level.
- The candidate’s contribution may derive from the result of a single project or activity, or the accumulation of efforts through consistent involvement over a long period of time.