Congress theme: “Libraries beyond libraries: Integration, Innovation and Information for all”

Honours and Awards at the Closing Session

During the Closing Session on 18 August, IFLA President Ellen Tise and IFLA Professional Committee Chair Patrice Landry conferred the following honours and awards:

 

Paul Sturges

IFLA Medal

Awarded to

Paul Sturges

For significant contribution to IFLA and international leadership in upholding IFLA's core values of freedom
of access to information and freedom of expression.

The IFLA Medal is awarded to a person or organisation that has made a distinguished contribution either to IFLA or to the international librarianship.
 


 

Luisa Vigo-Cepeda, Chair, National Committee

IFLA Scroll of Appreciation

In grateful recognition to the

National Committee

of the IFLA World Library and Information Congress
77th IFLA General Conference and Assembly

 

Luisa Vigo-Cepeda, Chair, PR National Committee accepted the award

 

&

 

Christie Koontz, Information Coordinator from the Management & Marketing Section

In grateful recognition to

Christie Koontz

for her distinguished services to IFLA's professional activities in library management and marketing


 


 

The IFLA Scroll of Appreciation is awarded annually by the IFLA Governing Board to the IFLA World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) National Committee for that year or to an individual who has given distinguished service to IFLA.

 


 

Dierk Eichel & Sebastian Wilke from The New Professionals Special Interest Group

IFLA Communicator of the Year 2011 

Awarded this year to

The New Professionals Special Interest Group

 

 

Dierk Eichel & Sebastian Wilke accepted the award

 

As a follow-up to the IFLA Newsletter of the Year award, the IFLA Communicator of the Year award is based upon the following criteria:

  • The use of social technology on the website pages
  • The implementation of social technology in the website pages
  • The innovative way of conference or group profiling
  • The extension of outreach to a large audience that the group is able to establish
  • The use of multilingualism, inclusiveness and aesthetics/attractiveness.
  • The activities awarded will have to be identified for the year (12 months) between the IFLA conferences.

 


 


Best IFLA Poster Session 2011 

Satu Hyökki & Kaisa Puttonen with Patrice Landry, chair of the Professional Committe (centre)

Awarded this year to

Satu Hyökki
&
Kaisa Puttonen (Finland)

 

 

Library as an open living lab environment - user's eyes in developing Laurea Library

for their Poster Session

Library as an open living lab environment —
user's eyes in developing Laurea Library

 

Criteria for this award is based upon:

  • Content
  • Appearance
  • Informative quality
  • Presentation