ACURILEAN AWARDS TO BE BESTOWED

AT EVENING OF AWARDS IN ARUBA, 6 JUNE 2019

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INSTITUTIONAL AWARDS IN ACURIL 2019 ARUBA

The Stephney Ferguson Library Programs for Special Information Needs Award. The ACURIL President’s Award. Description: To recognize and distinguish a school, public or national library in the Caribbean, which has demonstrated excellence of service providing a program to satisfy special community information needs.


This special ACURIL Award was established by Jamaican Past President Stephney Ferguson in 2000, in her interest to stimulate the development of information programs to special clienteles, and the offering of innovative outreach programmes to help build informed communities in the region. ACURIL rejoices in naming this distinction The Stephney Ferguson Library Programs for Special Information Needs Award. Nature of the Award: A plaque and citations.



Leadership in the Use of New Information Technologies to Expand and Facilitate Access to Serials Content. EBSCO Information Services Award. Description: To recognize and distinguish a school, academic, public or national library for its innovative, creative and effective achievement in planning and implementing a program or service with serial publications, using information technologies, for the benefit of its clientele. Nature of the Award: A plaque, a special prize and citation.



Innovative Cooperative Initiatives in the Caribbean. The OCLC Award.
Description. To recognize and distinguish a school, academic, public or national library for an innovative initiave that leverages cooperartion in the planning and implementation of a program or service - ideally using technology- for the beneif of its employees, users or community. Nature of the Award: A plaque and citation. Nomination form:

English

https://www.oclc.org/en/news/announcements/2019/oclc-innovative-cooperation-initiatives-award-nominations.html

Spanish

https://www.oclc.org/es/news/announcements/2019/oclc-innovative-cooperation-initiatives-award-nominations.html



The Albertina Pérez de Rosa Information Units Collaborative or Unique Projects in the Caribbean Award. ACURIL, Puerto Rico Chapter Award. To recognize and honor the excellent performance of collaborative efforts of information units as communities of practice, or unique efforts of local or regional information units evidenced through the implementation of successful information projects for the benefit of their clienteles in the Caribbean. Nature of the Award: A plaque and citation.


Announcement of Awards will be made by May 10, 2019.

GET READY TO ATTEND ACURIL-ARUBA: 2-6 JUNE 2019

Caribbean Libraries, Archives, and Museums Supporting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals


2-6 JUNE 2019 IN ORANJESTAD, ARUBA

http://acuril2019aruba.com/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4DwSUwxRRoI



GET INVOLVED AND BENEFIT FROM ONE OF TWO PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS
ON SUNDAY MORNING, 9:00=11:00 am.
AS PART OF THE CONFERENCE AND HOTEL REGISTRATION



  • Learn How to TRANSFORM Caribbean Libraries AND LIVES
    with the development of MAKERSPACES (On-site and Virtual)

    to trigger Collaboration, Creativity and sustain Innovation,
    and become part of the Community of Practice to share experiences.


  • Become part of the
    VIRTUAL HEALTH LIBRARIES Community of Practice in ACURIL
    to learn and share experiences: New Cataloging Data Entry Competencies for the Virtual Health Libraries in the Caribbean.



ORIENTATION OF NEW MEMBERS AND FIRST TIME ATTENDEES -
Sunday Afternoon 2:00-3:00 p.m.


English: Cheryl Peltier Davis
Cheryl.peltier-davis@sta.uwi.edu

French: Ann Pajard
anne.pajard@martinique.univ-ag.fr


Spanish: Jeannette Lebrón-Ramos

jeannette.lebron.ramos@gmail.com

Dutch: Ronny Alders
kwispelstaart1@yahoo.com

ASSOCIATION OF CARIBBEAN UNIVERSITY, RESEARCH AND INSTITUTIONAL LIBRARIES