Paula T. Kaufman is the Recipient of the 2012 ACRL Academic/Research Librarian of the Year Award
CONTOOCOOK, NH ‐ February 7, 2012 ‐ Paula T. Kaufman, Juanita J. and Robert E. Simpson Dean of Libraries and University Librarian and Professor of Library Administration at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is the recipient of the 2012 Association of College and Research Libraries' (ACRL) Academic/Research Librarian of the Year Award, which is sponsored by YBP Library Services.
Kaufman will receive a $5,000 award at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, June 25, 2012, during the joint ACRL/ALCTS President's Program at the ALA Annual Conference in Anaheim.
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