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.
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.
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:
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.”
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.
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.
Aug 4, 2017
Minitex staff were very pleased to receive a “Special Recognition for Excellence” award from the 2017 Minnesota eLearning Summit.
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
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
Jan 12, 2016
The Association of College & Research Libraries, a division of the American Library Association, announced the three winners of its 2016 Excellence in Academic Libraries Awards on January 11.