Call for Nominations- 2017 Beta Phi Mu Librarian of the Year

Alabama Librarians, it’s that time of year again! The time of year when we honor an amazing colleague for their great work. What a fantastic way to let our colleagues know that they’re appreciated!

Do you know a stellar Alabama librarian? Would you like to honor them? Then nominate them for the Beta Phi Mu Librarian of the Year Award!

Beta Phi Mu- Beta Kappa Chapter Librarian of the Year Award is granted to librarians across Alabama who have made a significant contribution to librarianship over the course of their career. This award goes to Public, School, Academic or special librarians. As an organization, Beta Phi Mu strives to recognize and honor librarians who have made on mark on the people around them through service and scholarship. The chapter’s nomination committee will make a selection based on these criteria. Please see our website for past Librarians of the Year! (

The Beta Phi Mu Librarian of the Year:

1. has a professional degree in one of the fields of library science
2. has lived in Alabama for a minimum of 5 years and during that time must have held a professional library position
3. has made an exceptional contribution to the development of professionalism among Alabama librarians
4. has actively contributed to the profession through publishing, professional association work, research and/or leadership within their community.

We welcome your nominations and look forward to hearing from you!

To nominate a librarian for this award, please fill out this form with a short testimonial!



About sara maurice whitver

Sara Maurice Whitver is the Instruction Coordinator Librarian for the University of Alabama Libraries, where she engages in program development, assessment, and strategic planning for teaching and learning.

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