Sunday, September 18, 2011

Awards - Banks/Harris Preservation Awards

Nominations sought for the ACLTS 2012

The award was established to honor the memory of Paul Banks and Carolyn Harris, early leaders in library preservation. The award, $1,500 and a citation, sponsored by Preservation Technologies, L.P., is given to a professional preservation specialist who has been active in the field of preservation and/or conservation for library and/or archive materials. Winners will be chosen based on: leadership in professional associations at local, state, regional or national levels; contributions to the development, application or utilization of new or improved methods, techniques and routines; significant contributions to professional literature; evidence of studies or research in preservation; and training and mentoring in the field of preservation. The deadline for nominations and supporting material is December 1st.

Send nominations, a formal statement of nomination that provides strong rational for the nomination by addressing how the nominee meets the criteria for the award, letters of support for the nomination and a complete resume for the nominee to: Adrienne Bell, chair, Banks/Harris Jury,

Visit the Banks Harris page for more information: