[Asis-l] Nominate Exemplary Digital Reference Services for VRD 2002 Award

VRD Conference vrdconf at ericir.syr.edu
Tue Oct 8 13:57:54 EDT 2002


Each year, the Virtual Reference Desk Project recognizes libraries and
organizations that provide high quality digital reference service to their
users. VRD is currently seeking nominations for the VRD Exemplary Services
2002 Award. Winners will be honored at the VRD 2002 Conference, during the
Reception and Awards Ceremony on November 11, 2002 in Chicago, Illinois.
Award winners will be selected based on quality characteristics and
features as outlined in the Facets of Quality for Digital Reference
Services (http://www.vrd.org/facets-10-00.shtml).

Please nominate a digital reference service for the 2002 Exemplary Service
Award using the form at:


Nominations will be accepted until October 18, 2002.


Past Exemplary Digital Reference Service Award Winners include:

-Ask a Librarian (Houston, TX Public Library)
-InfoPoint (University of Minnesota Libraries - Twin Cities)
-KnowItNow (Cleveland Public Library and CLEVNET Consortium)
-Ask the Internet Public Library
-Ask Us! Online, Multnomah County Library, Portland, OR.
-Ask a Hurricane Hunter, 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron, U.S. Air
Force Reserve
-Morris County Library (NJ)
-KidsConnect, American Association of School Librarians
-EARL's Ask a Librarian
-Ask Dr. Math, The Math Forum
-How Things Work, University of Virginia Department of Physics
-MAD Scientist Network, Washington University School of Medicine, St.
-Ask Shamu, Sea World, Inc. and Busch Entertainment Corp.
-National Museum of American Art Reference Desk, the Smithsonian
-Ask A Volcanologist, VolcanoWorld, University of North Dakota
-AskERIC, Educational Resources Information Center

Thank you for your participation!


                        Joann M. Wasik
          Research Consultant & Communications Officer
                   The Virtual Reference Desk
                       jmwasik at vrd.org

VRD 2002 Charting the Course of Reference: Toward a Preferred Future
November 11-12, Chicago, IL

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