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Call for Nominations: 2019 ALISE/Pratt-Severn Faculty Innovation Award

Nominations are now open for the 2019 ALISE/ Pratt-Severn Faculty Innovation Award
Applications due May 22, 2019. 


Established in 1996, the $1,000 cash award (sponsored by Pratt Institute, School of Information, on behalf of the late David Severn, a 1968 Pratt alumnus) is designed to identify innovation by full-time faculty members, or a group of full-time faculty members, in incorporating evolving information technologies in the curricula of accredited master's degree programs in library and information studies.


Award Criteria

  • Any full-time faculty member, or group of full-time faculty members, in a master's degree-granting institution of library and information studies, can be proposed for this award.
  • Any eligible faculty member, or group of full-time members, may propose themselves for this award.
  • Part-time faculty members are not eligible for this award.
  • Entire departments of library and information studies are also not eligible for the award, a smaller group of faculty members must be selected.


Evaluation

Selection shall be made and the ALISE President, the winning faculty member, the Chair of the ALISE Awards and Honors Committee, and the Dean of Pratt Institute, School of Information shall be notified by 80 days before the start of the ALISE annual meeting. Each nomination will be reviewed for its eligibility and assessed using the following criteria:

  • Significance and innovative use of evolving technology
  • Originality of concept
  • Extent of impact on curricula, the University, and/or Society
  • Transferability to programs at other institutions
  • Collaborative technological approaches with other University units


Nominations Requirements

  • A nomination letter (electronically or in hard copy) stating the name(s), address, and academic affiliation(s), and that the nomination is being submitted for the Pratt-Severn Faculty Award.
  • A nomination text of not more than 10 pages explaining what activities the nominee(s) performed that the submitter feels to be innovative in incorporating evolving information technologies in the curricula of accredited master's degree programs in library and information studies. Include appropriate supporting documentation and up to two letters of endorsement.

Text may be uploaded as a PDF. The Committee may solicit more information, if necessary.


Submission Process

All submissions must be entered via the ALISE 2019 submission system at https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=alise2019. First-time users will be required to register and create an account. Select the relevant track for your submission: ALISE 2019 Awards. Then select the type of submission: ALISE/Pratt-Severn Faculty Innovation Award.


Committee Membership

Chair
Irene Lopatovka, Pratt Institute - ilopatov@pratt.edu

Members
Colin Rhinesmith, Simmons College 
Timothy Dickey, Kent State University
Sung Un Kim, Catholic University of America
Ana Ndumu, Florida State University

For more information, visit: https://www.alise.org/alise---pratt-severn-faculty-innovation-award.

 

Call for Submissions