Gale Cengage Learning Award for Excellence in Business Librarianship – Call for Nominations

The Gale Cengage Learning Award for Excellence in Business Librarianship honors an individual who has made a significant contribution to business librarianship. The sponsor is Gale Cengage Learning.

The recipient will receive a $3000 cash award and a citation.

Applicants for this award will be evaluated based on their contribution to the field of business librarianship. These contributions may include, but are not limited to: authorship of a seminal book or articles in business librarianship; development of an imaginative and successful program centered around business within a library; teaching business librarianship in a particularly creative and substantive manner; and displaying strong leadership in a professional association geared to business librarianship.


To submit a nomination, please download and complete the nomination form, and follow the submission instructions therein.  For more information, as well as link to the nomination form, please see:

The award and citation will be presented at the RUSA Awards ceremony at the 2012 ALA Annual Conference in Anaheim.

Please email, fax, or mail the nomination packet by DECEMBER 15, 2011, to the Committee Chair, Patricia Kenly.

Patricia Kenly
Business Reference Librarian
Georgia Institute of Technology
Library & Information Center
704 Cherry St.
Atlanta, GA  30332-0900
Fax:  404-894-8190