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CHLA/ABSC Emerging Leader Award
The CHLA/ABSC Emerging Leader Award was created in 2004 by the Board of Directors, to acknowledge the contribution of a librarian in the early years of a career in health librarianship in Canada. This award recognizes the skills, enthusiasm and energy that new health science librarians contribute to the profession. The award is offered annually and will consist of a certificate to be presented at the annual conference.
To be eligible for the CHLA/ABSC Emerging Leader Award the candidate can have worked in health sciences librarianship for five years or less, and must be currently registered as an individual member of the Association. In addition the candidate must fulfill at least one of the following:
Nominations must provide at least one specific example of the nominee's contribution to the field of Canadian health sciences librarianship, as demonstrated by involvement in professional associations, chapter initiatives, leadership skills, publications, presentations, teaching, research, innovative use of technology, special projects, or any combination of these areas. The contribution(s) can be of local, provincial or national interest.
Nominations will normally be made by a CHLA/ABSC chapter, or similar group, or the individual’s immediate supervisor. A curriculum vitae should be included.