British Columbia Library Association

BCALS Award

Established in 2002, the BC Academic Libraries Section (BCALS) Outstanding Contribution Award is presented to an individual who works in an academic library (or team of academic library personnel) whose professional achievements have made a real difference to students, faculty, or colleagues in British Columbia.”

The award is presented annually at the BCLA Conference. BCALS will publicize the award winner(s) and nominees in appropriate media and in a letter to the institution of the award winner(s).

All nominations must be submitted by March 29, 2018 to be considered by the BCALS Award Committee. Nominees or their institutions are required to be BCLA members.

Please be sure to include the following information in your nomination:

Criteria for nomination may include:

2018 Nomination Form can be found here.

The  BCALS Awards winners:

2018

Christine Walde, University of Victoria

2017

Jocelyn Hallman, Capilano University

2016

No nominations received

2015

Mark Bodnar, Simon Fraser University

2014

SFU Thesis  Boot Camp Team

2013

Jean Blackburn and Dan Sifton, Vancouver Island University Library

2012

Jan Gattrell, University of British  Columbia – Okanagan

2011

Kealin McCabe, University of Northern BC

2010

Todd Mundle, Simon Fraser University

2009

BC College and Institute Library Services

2008

Elaine Fairey, Simon Fraser University

2007

AskAway Online Reference Service – Participating Academic Librarians, Planning Committee and Supporters

UBC Education Library team: Chris Ball, Linda Dunbar, Jo-Anne Naslund

2006

No nominations were received, and no award was presented

2005

South Fraser Post Secondary Libraries Reciprocal Borrowing Agreement team : Lynn Copeland & Scott McKenzie, SFU

Carole Compton-Smith, Debra Flewelling & Sam Catherine Cheng, Douglas College

Cathy MacDonald & Colleen van de Voort, Kwantlen University College

Kim Isaac and Patti Wilson, University College of the Fraser Valley

2004

Mark Bodnar, Gordon Coleman, Carla Graebner & Sandra Wong, Simon Fraser University

Katherine Miller and Anne O’Shea, SLAIS students for the Ask Us Here service at SFU

2003

Christian Guillou, Douglas College

2002

Team of Librarians at Simon Fraser University Library for the Liaison Librarian program