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Minitex News articles tagged with "Awards" (12):

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Helen Burke wins 2023 Borger Lifetime Achievement Award

Mar 17, 2023

The Minnesota Coalition on Government Information (MNCOGI) has announced that librarian Helen Burke is the winner of the 2023 John Borger Lifetime Achievement Award, and Elder Voice Family Advocates is the winner of the 2023 Finnegan Freedom of Information Award. An award ceremony was held in the Minnesota State Capitol’s Cass Gilbert Library, on March 16, Freedom of Information Day.

MLA presents Sara Ring with 2019 Above & Beyond Award

Oct 9, 2019

For the second time in five years, the Minnesota Library Association has recognized Sara Ring with an award. MLA President Kirsten Clark presented Sara the Above and Beyond Award on September 19 at the 2019 MLA Annual Conference at Mystic Lake Center.


Valerie Horton honored at ASCLA awards ceremony

Jun 23, 2018

Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA) president Jeannette Smithee presented Minitex director Valerie Horton with ASCLA's Leadership and Professional Achievement Award today at the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in New Orleans.


Minnesota Students Take Home Top Awards at National History Day

Jun 19, 2018

Last week hundreds of middle and high school students from across the nation met in Washington D.C. to compete in the National History Day finals. Students from nine schools representing Minnesota took home awards and top honors. Here are the results from Team Minnesota: 


Valerie Horton wins 2018 ASCLA Leadership & Professional Achievement Award

Apr 17, 2018

ASCLA has awarded Valerie Horton the 2018 ASCLA Leadership & Professional Achievement Award, a prestigious award recognizing individuals “exemplifying leadership and achievement in one or more of the following areas: consulting, library cooperation, networking, statewide services and programs and state library development.”


Minnesota librarians win 2018 ACRL Innovation Award

Apr 5, 2018

ALA has tapped Minnesota librarians Trent Brager (University of St. Thomas), Amy Mars (St. Catherine University), and Kim Pittman (University of Minnesota Duluth) for the 2018 ACRL Instruction Section Innovation award.


Student employees make the difference!

Mar 6, 2018

Minitex student worker, Jennifer De Laundreau, received Honorable Mention from the Friends of the University of Minnesota Libraries 2018 Outstanding Student Employee Award.


Minitex Receives Special Recognition for Excellence Award

Aug 4, 2017

Minitex staff were very pleased to receive a “Special Recognition for Excellence” award from the 2017 Minnesota eLearning Summit. 


Two MN libraries in running for National Medal

May 3, 2017

Each year, IMLS awards a National Medal for Museum and Library Service that honors “outstanding institutions that make significant and exceptional contributions to their communities.” Two Minnesota libraries are included in this year’s list of


University of Minnesota Libraries' Tretter Collection wins award for service to GLBT community

Jul 13, 2016

The University of Minnesota's Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection in Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Studies won the ALA GLBT Roundtable's inaugural Newlen-Symons Award for Excellence in Serving the GLBT Community. Kris Kiesling, Director of Arch