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Amigos Announces 2011 Fellowship and Opportunity Award Winners
May 24, 2011 — The Amigos Library Services Board of Directors is pleased to announce the winners of its 2011 Amigos Fellowship and Opportunity Award. They are:
Virginia Kay Williams and Nancy Deyoe, Ablah Library, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS — Project Title: Diversity in Library Youth Collections
Adrianna Lancaster, East Central University, Ada, OK — Project Title: Integrating Interaction into Instruction
Stefanie Wittenbach, Texas A&M University, San Antonio, TX — Project Title: Core Workforce Competencies for the 21st Century: Building a Comprehensive Academic Skills Program for TAMU-SA Graduates
Each year, the Amigos Fellowship and Opportunity Award Program awards up to $7,500 to library and information professionals in Amigos member libraries to fund individuals' development projects.
Since the program’s founding in 1990, it has awarded over $87,000 to foster research and development of resource sharing capabilities among Amigos member libraries. Awards are based on the significance of a proposed project’s contribution to library resource sharing. Visit the Amigos Fellowship Program website for previous winners and their project reports.
About Amigos Library Services
For more than 35 years, Amigos Library Services has helped its members obtain affordable services and share library resources and knowledge. With over 600 members, Amigos is one of the largest consortia of libraries and cultural heritage institutions in the United States. Through membership in Amigos, libraries collectively gain access to the latest innovations and services in the library community; pursue opportunities for continuing professional education; leverage their buying power; and preserve the region’s rich cultural heritage. This collaboration strengthens each member’s ability to serve and lead its community in the creative and effective use of information resources.