Outstanding Service Award

Nominations open!

Know someone who has made a lasting or meaningful contribution to or impact on Answerland? Nominate them by October 12!

About the Award


  • To recognize significant contributions to the Answerland service

Who’s eligible

  • Answerland librarians and volunteers
  • Answerland partner libraries
  • Members of the Answerland Advisory Committee

Selection Criteria

Awardees will be selected based on the degree to which their services and/or actions:

  • Have made a lasting or meaningful contribution to or impact on Answerland
  • Are considered above and beyond the call of duty
  • Are in alignment with the goals of Answerland
  • Are recognized and valued by peers in the Answerland community


  • Every fall, the Answerland community will be given the opportunity to nominate someone for the award through an online form made available during the first two weeks in October.
  • By the end of October a recipient will be selected by the Answerland Coordinator, Quality Team leader, and Answerland Advisory Committee chair.
  • The recipient will be confirmed by the Answerland Advisory Committee at their next meeting.
  • The recipient will be presented with a certificate and a $25 gift card to Amazon or Powells, depending on recipient’s location.