The ALISE Pratt-Severn Faculty Innovation Award
Established in 1996, the $1,000 cash award (sponsored by ALISE and by Pratt Institute, School of Information and Library Science, on behalf of the late David Severn, a 1968 Pratt alumnus) is designed to identify innovation by full-time faculty members, or a group of full-time faculty members, in incorporating evolving information technologies in the curricula of accredited masters degree programs in library and information studies.
Any full-time faculty member, or group of full-time faculty members, in a masters degree-granting institution of library and information studies can be proposed for this award. Any eligible faculty member, or group of full-time members, may propose themselves for this award. Part-time faculty members are NOT eligible for this award.
Each nomination will be reviewed to assure that it is the work of an eligible faculty member and will be appraised with respect to
The jury reserves the right not to give the Award if submissions do not meet the requirements or are of insufficient quality (a minimum 80% average score).
Nominations should consist of:
The Committee may solicit more information, if necessary.
All nominations submitted shall be acknowledged upon receipt. Selection shall be made and the ALISE President, the winning faculty member, the Chair of the ALISE Awards and Honors Committee, and the Dean of Pratt Institute, School of Information and Library Science shall be notified by 60 days before the start of the ALISE annual meeting
Papers must be received no later than July 15, 2013. They should be emailed as an attachment in Word format to:Robin Kurz
University of South Carolina
Chair, The ALISE Pratt-Severn Faculty Innovation Award
The Pratt-Severn Faculty Innovation Award Jury is composed of five members; four to be appointed by the President of ALISE for staggered two-year terms, and one to be appointed by the Dean of Pratt-SILS for a two-year term. The Jury Chair is one of the voting jurors and is appointed by the President of ALISE. Members of the Jury may be re-appointed to not more than two consecutive two-year terms. Educators should be included as jurors. Appointments to the Jury Committee shall be made in advance of the award year and not later than the start of the ALISE annual meeting.
If a member of the Jury is also an endorser/or a nominee for this award, the President of ALISE must replace her/him as juror for that year by appointing another member to the Jury Committee. The replacement juror's term will be only for that year. The replaced juror's term will be extended for an additional year. In the absence of qualified nominations, the Jury may act as a nominating committee by soliciting additional nominations and/or extending the deadline for nominations.
2013 - Anthony Cocciolo
2012 - Leanne Bowler
2011 - Scott Nicholson
2010 - No award given
2009 - Michael Stephens
2008 - The Faculty of the School of Library and Information Science at San Jose State University
2007 - No award given
Last Updated 4/4/2013