Beth Woodard, Staff Development and Training Librarian and Associate Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has been recognized by the iSchool Alumni Association (ISAA). She received a 2017 Distinguished Alumnus Award, an award given to an individual alumnus of the School of Information Sciences who has made an outstanding contribution to the field of library and information science.
William Maher, University Archivist and Professor of Library Administration at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is one of four faculty members honored with Campus Awards for Excellence in Faculty Leadership. Additionally, Maher has been chosen to receive the Chancellor’s Medallion this June, one of the highest honors available on campus.
Antonio Sotomayor, Latin American & Caribbean Studies Librarian and Assistant Professor at the University Library at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign has won the José Toribio Medina Book Award from The Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials (SALALM).
Timothy Cole, head of the Mathematics Library at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has been named a recipient of the 2017 Frederick G. Kilgour Award for Research in Library and Information Technology. This award is sponsored by the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) and the Library and Information Technology Association (LITA).