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In This Issue
- What's a PULISDO?
- News from the State Librarian
- From the Editor's Desk
- Joseph F. Shubert Library Excellence Award applications due June 15, 2012
- President's Memo
- 2012 Trustee Institute
- System Overview
- Policy Spotlight
Joseph F. Shubert Library Excellence Award applications due June 15, 2012
Spring 2012 issue of TrusteeGerald Nichols, Chair of the New York State Regents Advisory Council on Libraries, announced today that applications for the Joseph F. Shubert Library Excellence Award will be due on June 15, 2012. The 2012 Award Committee members are Mary Muller (Chair), Sharon Orienter, and Steven Manning.
The Award will recognize a library or library consortium that has taken significant steps to improve the quality of library service to its users. This year, the award of $1,000 is sponsored again through the generosity of the Friends of the New York State Library (http://www.nyslfriends.org).
Projects nominated for the Award should document measurable progress in identifying user needs, taking steps to meet those needs, and evaluating the results. Previous applicants are encouraged to apply, and previous winners of the Award may apply after 3 years.
For more information about the Shubert Award and the application form, please go to http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/libdev/adviscns/rac/award/index.html or contact Paula Paolucci in the State Librarian's office at (518) 474-5930 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications must be
received by June 15, 2012.