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I'm on the jury for this award, and I hope some Newsters will nominate/be nominated! --Samantha
Want to recognize a colleague who has promoted equality in the library profession? Wish to honor a peer or mentor who has made a scholarly contribution in an area like pay equity or affirmative action? The American Library Association seeks your nomination for the ALA Equality Award. Donated by Scarecrow Press, Inc., a member of the Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, the Equality Award is given annually to an individual or group for outstanding contribution toward advancing equality in our profession. The contribution may be sustained or it could be a single outstanding accomplishment. The deadline for receiving nominations is December 1, 2004 (postmark date). The nomination form along with additional information about the Equality Award is available at: http://www.ala.org/ala/awardsbucket/equalityaward/equalityaward.htm . If you have questions or comments, contact Mohan Ramaswamy, chair of the ALA Equality Award Jury: firstname.lastname@example.org, 785-532-3988.