- To recognize significant contributions to the Answerland service
- Answerland librarians and volunteers
- Answerland partner libraries
- Members of the Answerland Advisory Committee
Persons and/or partner libraries will be nominated 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.
- The Coordinator will use the Answerland website and listserv to communicate existence of program, solicit nominations, and announce the recipient.