It’s that time of the year again to solicit nominations for both the Annual Research Award (for work created or published within the previous three years (2012, 2013, 2014)) and the Distinguished Scholar Award.

Annual Research Nomination Form: http://library.osu.edu/about/committees/committee-on-faculty-benefits-responsibilities-and-research/forms/nomination-form-for-annual-research-excellence-award/

The University Libraries Annual Research Excellence Award honors a library faculty member for a single outstanding recent research publication or other evidence of scholarly effort. This includes but is not limited to a book, a book chapter, a peer-reviewed journal article, a research-based website, a curated exhibit, as well as new forms of scholarly communication created or published within the previous three years (2012, 2013, and 2014). All library faculty, including HEA and regional campus faculty are eligible. The winner will have the choice of an honorarium or research grant of $500. Full requirements for this award are found here: http://library.osu.edu/about/committees/committee-on-faculty-benefits-responsibilities-and-research/research/osul-annual-research-excellence-award/

Distinguished Scholar Nomination Form: http://library.osu.edu/about/committees/committee-on-faculty-benefits-responsibilities-and-research/forms/nomination-form-for-distinguished-scholar-award/

The University Libraries Distinguished Scholar Award may be awarded to recognize exceptional scholarly accomplishments by a tenured OSU Libraries faculty member who has compiled a substantial body of research. All library faculty, including HEA and regional campus faculty are eligible. A research grant or an honorarium of $1,000 will be awarded to the recipient. Full requirements for this award are found here: http://library.osu.edu/about/committees/committee-on-faculty-benefits-responsibilities-and-research/research/osul-distinguished-scholar-award/

The deadline for submission is April 30, 2015 for both awards. If you have any questions, please send them  to Magda El-Sherbini at el-sherbini.1@osu.edu