Awards Program Recognizes Outstanding Federal Libraries, Librarians, and Library Technicians
To honor the many innovative ways in which federal libraries, librarians, and library technicians fulfill the information demands of government, business, research, and scholarly communities and the American public, the Federal Library and Information Center Committee (FLICC) announces its sixth annual series of national awards for federal librarianship for fiscal year 2003.
FLICC fosters excellence in federal library and information services through interagency cooperation and provides guidance for the Federal Library and Information Network (FEDLINK). Created in 1965 and headquartered at the Library of Congress, FLICC also makes recommendations on library and information policies, programs, and procedures to federal agencies and others.
The 2003 award winners will be honored at the annual FLICC Forum on Federal Information Policies in Washington, D.C., in March 2004. A plaque engraved with all winners' names will be on permanent display in the FLICC offices at the Library of Congress.
Nominations are being accepted for the following awards:
Federal Library/Information Center of the Year. This award commends a library or information center for outstanding, innovative, and sustained achievements during fiscal year 2003 in fulfilling its organization's mission, fostering innovation in services, and meeting the needs of users. Awards are given to both small (staff of 10 or fewer federal and/or contract employees) and larger library/information centers (staff of 11 or more federal and/or contract employees). …