Margaret Mann Citation Recipient Donates to SLIS

    The Margaret Mann Citation, recognizing outstanding professional achievement in cataloging or classification, includes a $2,000 scholarship donated in the recipient’s honor by OCLC, Inc. to the library school of the winner’s choice. Dr. Hope Olson has chosen the University of Alberta to be the recipient of this year’s scholarship award.

    March 1, 2017

    The Margaret Mann Citation, recognizing outstanding professional achievement in cataloging or classification, includes a $2,000 scholarship donated in the recipient’s honor by OCLC, Inc. to the library school of the winner’s choice. Dr. Hope Olson has chosen the University of Alberta to be the recipient of this year’s scholarship award. Hope worked at SLIS (University of Alberta) from 1990 to 2003, receiving promotion to Professor in 2002. Her legacy as an outstanding scholar in the ethics of knowledge organization and beloved teacher is alive and well at SLIS!

    Congratulations to Hope on this most deserved high honour. And thank you Hope for choosing our School - and still yours - always!

    See: http://www.ala.org/news/member-news/2017/02/hope-olson-selected-margaret-mann-citation

    SLIS sends a thanks by video here: http://www.ala.org/alctsnews/conf/ac2017-mann