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ALA announced that John Price Wilkin, the Juanita J. and Robert E. Simpson Dean of Libraries and university librarian at the University of Illinois--Urbana-Champaign, is the recipient of the 2019 Hugh C. Atkinson Memorial Award. It recognizes an academic librarian who has made significant contributions in the area of library automation or management and has made notable improvements in library services or research. It is sponsored by four divisions of ALA: ACRL, the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS), the Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA), and the Library and Information Technology Association (LITA). Wilkin will receive a cash award and a citation during an ALCTS event at the ALA Annual Conference in Washington, D.C.

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Title Annotation:Noted & Quoted: people: libraries: awards: promotions; John Price Wilkin
Author:Peterson-Sloss, Celeste
Publication:Computers in Libraries
Article Type:Brief article
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Apr 1, 2019
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