Watch: Nancy Pearl Receives Lifetime Achievement Award at 2021 National Book Awards
Nancy Pearl received a lifetime achievement award, the Literarian Award Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community, from the National Book Foundation at the 2021 National Boom Awards held on Wednesday (November 17, 2021).
Pearl, first librarian to win the award, dedicates it to, “all of the librarians who do such essential work for their communities.”
The video features the presentation of the award by Ron Charles (book critic at the Washington Post) along with Nancy’s inspiring remarks.
To watch, click this link or on the image below and then click again to watch the presentation.
See Also: Nancy Pearl on Twitter
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Gary Price (email@example.com) 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.