19 August 2016

From the Annual Conference

Honours and Awards at the IFLA WLIC 2016 Closing Session

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During the Closing Session on 18 August, IFLA President Donna Scheeder and IFLA Professional Committee Chair Maria Carme Torras i Calvo conferred the following honours and awards:

IFLA Scroll of Appreciation

National Committee

In grateful recognition to the: National Committee
IFLA World Library and Information Congress 82nd IFLA General Conference and Assembly

Carol Pitts Diedrichs and Patrick Losinski, Co-Chairs of the IFLA Columbus National Committee accepted the award

Dorothy McGarry

Dorothy McGarry

For her distinguished service to IFLA and global librarianship especially through an outstanding commitment to advancing cataloguing, classification and indexing standards and practices

James Neal

James Neal
For his distinguished service to copyright and legal matters and outstanding contribution to fundraising to assist librarians around the world to attend IFLA Congresses

Lynne Rudasill

Lynne Rudasill
For her exemplary service to IFLA particularly in linking the expertise within the professional units to IFLA’s strategic work and creating opportunities for the exchange of knowledge

Jacinta Were

Jacinta Were
For her distinguished service to IFLA especially in supporting the development of librarians and as a pioneer of computer technology in libraries in Kenya and Africa

IFLA Medal

Gordon Dunsire

Gordon Dunsire

For his distinguished service to IFLA and international librarianship, advancing the field of bibliographic data, linked data and the semantic web

Antonio M. Santos

Antonio M. Santos
For his distinguished service to international librarianship and contribution to leadership in the Asia region
(Elvira Lapuz accepted the award on behalf of his family.)

IFLA Honorary Fellow

Jennefer Nicholson

Jennefer Nicholson
In recognition of her distinguished service to IFLA

IFLA Professional Unit Communication Award

Awarded this year to:

Best IFLA Poster 2016

Awarded this year to:

Winning PosterSaule Shingaliyeva and Kabiba Akzhigitova (Kazakhstan)

for Poster #138

Readers are Leaders at the East Kazakhstan Regional Public Library!

United States, IFLA WLIC 2016, IFLA Professional Awards, Awards