SLA Biomedical and Life Sciences Division

Distinguished Member Award

The Biomedical and Life Sciences Division has many distinguished members. This award affords us an opportunity to recognize a member for his/her hard work and dedication. Please take a few minutes to read the selection of criteria and then nominate one of your fellow BLSD members for this award.

Selection Criteria

  1. The award honors a member who has been active in the Division for at least the past four (4) years.
  2. Particular attention will be given to contributions to the Biomedical and Life Sciences Division.
  3. The following broad criteria will govern the selection process: Nominees must excel in one or more areas:
    • Outstanding leadership in the Division, at meetings, and/or in committee work
    • Special and notable service to the Division, such as participation in special projects
    • Participation in workshops, seminars, teaching courses, public speaking activities, fund raising
    • Publications and editorial contributions to Biofeedback and/or other professional literature
    • Innovations in the work place
    • Mentoring activities, which result in publicity and acclaim for the profession and/or the Division
    • Other achievements indicating noteworthy dedication to the profession of special librarianship/information science.
  4. The Contributions made by the candidate shall have been made over an extended period of time and shall be deemed to have had an enduring effect on the Division and/or the profession.

Nomination Procedure

Complete the official Nomination Form. Attach documentation describing the outstanding professional achievements or contributions to the Biomedical and Life Sciences Division of SLA and to special librarianship/information sciences. Include pertinent biographical data for the nominee.

Forward the nomination form and description, in confidence, with your name, phone number and e-mail address to Howard Fuller, Awards Committee Co-Chair, no later than April 6 (prior to the SLA Conference).

Rev. June 2015