Susan Swartzburg Award

Susan Swartzburg Preservation Award

This award honors the memory of a librarian whose leadership in New Jersey inspired and influenced many others in our profession, particularly in the areas of preservation of library materials, archives, and the book arts.

CRITERIA: 

The History and Preservation Section may confer this award annually on an individual NJLA member in recognition of his / her statewide leadership and dedication to the preservation or interpretation of archival, library, or historical materials.
The nominee should exhibit one or more of the following qualities:
 
Leadership - Examples of this would include: support for funding of conservation projects; promoting education of conservation issues; and increasing the visibility of archival / history materials.
 
Creativity - Examples of this would include: developing new and interesting methods of interpretation through exhibits,  programs, lectures, and publications.
 
Commitment - Examples of this would include: building an impressive body of work at one or more institutions in the areas of conservation, archives, and / or historical fields; and exhibiting knowledge of and concern for the basic principles of preservation over time.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES: 

Please complete or prepare facsimile with same information to:

Tom Ankner, Chair NJLA History & Preservation Section Awards Committee at: [email protected]

or
Tom Ankner, Charles F. Cummings New Jersey Information Center
Newark Public Library
5 Washington St.
PO Box 630
Newark, NJ 07101

DEADLINE: 
Thursday, February 1, 2020
NOTES: 
Past winners of this award include:
2003 - Elsalyn Palmisano
2004 - Ralph Ocker
2005 - Elizabeth "Betty" Steckman
2006 - Gary Saretzky
2007 - Joseph DaRold
2008 - Susan Gulick
2009 - Peggy Norris
2010 - Michele Stricker 
2011 - Miriam Kornblatt
2013 - Frederic C. Pachman
2014 - Tim Corlis
2015 - Deborah Mercer
2016 – Robert Stewart
2017 - Sarah Hull
2018 - Chad Leinaweaver