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Three newly minted ZSR librarians have been recognized as ALA Emerging Leaders. The ALA Emerging Leader program “enables newer librarians from across the country to participate in problem-solving work groups; network with peers; gain an inside look into ALA structure, and have an opportunity to serve the profession in a leadership capacity. It puts them on the fast track to ALA and professional leadership.” Applicants are selected based on personal statements as well as references. In 2008, Instructional Design Librarian Lauren Pressley was a LITA sponsored Emerging Leader; in 2009, …

Academics, Leadership »

In 2009 Instructional Design Librarian, Lauren Pressley, was recognized as a Library Journal Mover and Shaker. This award was created to “identify librarians, vendors, and others who are ‘shaping the future of libraries’…these individuals comprise the coming generation of library leadership.” Pressley was featured in the “Tech Evangelists” category for being a “2.0 Toolmaker.” In the award she was recognized for “knowing users’ expectations lets library staff ‘tailor our building, web presence, services, and teaching to best meet their needs’ and focus on ‘how we can be more relevant and …

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In 2006, the library’s Employee Recognition committee designed a comprehensive recognition program that combines recognition for small acts as well as larger projects. The cornerstone of this program is the Dedicated Deacon. Through a simple web form, library faculty and staff can easily nominate colleagues who go above and beyond the call of duty on a daily basis. Each person who is recognized gets a copy of their recognition and one is randomly drawn from the pool of Dedicated Deacons to be recognized publicly at the monthly staff meeting. All …