This was just posted to the OFFCAMP Listserv - it's not yet replicated on the ACRL website :-/
Contact: Megan Bielefeld
ACRL Program Coordinator
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 11, 2005
Kreszock named 2005 ACRL DLS Haworth Press Distance Learning Librarian
Conference Sponsorship Award Winner
CHICAGO - Martha Kreszock, coordinator of distance learning studies for
Appalachian State University, has been named the 2005 recipient of the
Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Distance Learning
Section (DLS) Haworth Press Distance Learning Librarian Conference
Sponsorship Award. This annual award honors an ACRL member working in
the field of, or contributing to the success of, distance learning
librarianship or related library service in higher education.
"Martha was selected from a number of strong nominees for her
significant contributions to the students and faculty of Appalachian
State, and for her ongoing contributions to the field of Distance
Learning Librarianship through research, publications, and
presentations," said Tom Abbott, chair of the DLS award committee.
Kreszock's presentations include "But they Never Come to Campus!"
co-presented with Candelaria and Wilmesherr at the Association of
Continuing and Higher Education Region Fifth Annual Conference in April,
2003; "Greetings from the Mothership: Library Services for Off-Campus
Students," Teaching and Learning at Appalachian, v.6 2001/2002; "ACRL
Guidelines and Library Services for Off-Campus Students,"
North Carolina Distance Learning Alliance Conference, New Bern, NC July
The Haworth Press, Inc., sponsor of the award, will present the $1,200
award and plaque at the American Library Association (ALA) Annual
Conference in Chicago during the DLS program on Saturday, June 25, at
ACRL is a division of the American Library Association, representing
12,000 academic and research librarians and interested individuals. ACRL
is the only individual membership organization in North America that
develops programs, products and services to meet the unique needs of
academic and research librarians. Its initiatives enable the higher
education community to understand the role that academic libraries play
in the teaching, learning and research environments.