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This award is granted to a professional librarian holding either a Master of Library Science degree or an equivalent certification or to an individual not normally associated with a particular library in recognition of inspired leadership, devoted service, and unusual contributions to Oklahoma libraries and to the profession of librarianship. The recipient of this award shall have effectively demonstrated for a period of five years or more a valid, thorough, and imaginative concept of librarianship and library service in Oklahoma, having expressed that concept in actual practice.

The recipient of this award must be a current member of the Oklahoma Library Association. This award is the highest honor OLA bestows on its members.

Nominations are due no later than January 4, 2021.

Please provide information on the educational background of the nominee:  Degree received, the year degree received and the name of the college or university that awarded the degree.
Please provide information on the nominee's employment history, including dates, name of library/institution, and position held.
Please state in brief narrative form the reasons for which, in your opinion, OLA should express its appreciation to this individual in this special way.
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