SLIS Advisory Panel Member Part of Award-Winning Library Team

SLIS Advisory Panel Member Part of Award-Winning Library Team

The Grinnell College Libraries won the 2011 Excellence in Academic Libraries Award from ACRL in the "college" category. The mentoring and information literacy programs at Grinnell, located in Grinnell, Iowa, received special recognition.

Quoted in a press release, Richard Fyffe, Rosenthal Librarian at Grinnell College Libraries and SLIS Advisory Panel Member, said:

"The Grinnell College Libraries are delighted to be recognized with this award. It is testimony to the hard work, creativity, and dedication of all the library staff over many years. We have worked especially hard to be sure that we, our programs and our services remain deeply integrated with campus learning, teaching, and research. As libraries continue to evolve, our commitment to the college's liberal-arts mission and program helps to ensure our effectiveness."

Richard Fyffe
Richard Fyffe, SLIS Advisory Panel member
Photo from www.grinnell.edu/library

Read Grinnell's application essay for the award.