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From: Joan K. Lippincott <>
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Subject: Harvard Lecture and Award - S.T. Lee Library Leadership and Innovation
Date: Mon, 05 Dec 2016 10:07:30 -0500
Dear cni-announce subscribers:
I am sharing this opportunity at Harvard to recognize a leading academic librarian and innovator. Please see nomination information below.
--Joan Lippincott, CNI

Call for Nominations
S.T. Lee Library Leadership and Innovation Lecture and Award
Harvard Library seeks nominations of leading academic librarians and innovators who have improved research libraries’ services to scholars and students to be recognized for their distinguished work.

The successful nominee will receive an award of $5,000 and will deliver a lecture in 2017 at Harvard, where they will also engage with library leadership by participating in interactive talks and workshops. This lecture series will take place biennially between 2017 and 2021. Lectures will be made openly available online.
Nomination Process:
Nominators will share information on their nominee’s background through a curriculum vitae, and will document the areas of expertise, and the impact of the nominee’s contributions to academic and research libraries. Interested individuals may also nominate themselves, but should seek letters of support to assist reviewers in evaluating an individual’s  impact to the field.  Successful candidates will demonstrate sustained excellence over a period of five years or longer and substantial impact in the academic and research community.  Harvard seeks leaders who will share lessons of original and innovative thinking which can positively influence the direction of libraries and their services.
January 6, 2017  
Award Amount:
$5,000 grant and travel-related costs
Selection Process:
The speaker will be selected by a panel of leaders in the library field and notified by February 6, 2017.
Submit a Nomination:
About the Award
This lecture series is made possible by a generous donation from Dr. Seng T. Lee, a philanthropist who has long been a supporter of libraries and education. Dr. Lee’s generosity is also funding the S.T. Lee Innovation Grants at Harvard Library, with the goal of improving access to information and the experience of using library resources at Harvard. In the past, Dr. Lee has funded libraries in Singapore, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Dr. Lee’s interest in improving the experience of using library resources aligns with the Harvard Library’s expanding emphasis on innovation and user-focused services.
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