Center for Research Libraries Announces Recipients of 2014 Primary Source Awards
- Access Promoting use of primary source materials.
- Research Innovative use of primary source materials in research projects.
- Teaching Employing primary source materials in the classroom.
The 2014 Awards
From Bernard F. Reilly, Jr. President, CRL
The projects featured here were selected from a competitive pool nominated by faculty and librarians at CRL institutions. CRL’s Collections and Services Policy Committee, chaired by Dan Hazen of Harvard University, reviewed all submissions and identified the top projects in three areas: access, research, and teaching. The projects recognized this year illustrate a variety of approaches to mining the primary evidence of history.
2014 Award for Access
“Civil War Day by Day” Project
Biff Hollingsworth, Collecting and Public Programming Archivist, University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill
Nominated by: Doug Diesenhaus, Administrative Projects Librarian, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
2014 Award for Research
Sonnet contributions to the centennial commemoration of the Los Angeles aqueduct system
Christian Reed, Center for Primary Research & Training Scholar, University of California, Los Angeles
Nominated by: Jasmine Jones, Project Manager, Los Angeles Aqueduct Digital Platform, University of California, Los Angeles
2014 Award for Teaching
“Lessons” section of the America in Class website by the National Humanities Center
Richard Schramm, Vice President for Education Programs,National Humanities Center
Nominated by: Brooke Andrade, Reference and Interlibrary Loan Librarian, National Humanities Center
Source: Focus on Global Resources
Center for Research Libraries Spring 2014 (Volume 33, Number 3)
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About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.