Sarah Christensen, Visual Resources and Outreach Specialist for the department of Research and Information Services at the University Library, has been awarded the Chancellor’s Academic Professional Excellence Award (CAPE). The CAPE is designed to recognize and celebrate “the importance of contributions made by academic professionals” at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. It is also a signal of high esteem in which their colleagues hold them. This prominent award was presented to Christensen and five other individuals from across campus for their outstanding contributions to the university community and beyond.
Cait Coker, Curator of Rare Books and Manuscripts at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, has received the 2021 Lord Ruthven Award for Best Nonfiction for her book The Global Vampire: Essays on The Undead in Popular Culture Around the World. This award is presented by the Lord Ruthven Assembly, “a group of academic scholars specializing in vampire literature and affiliated with the International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts”.
As a companion to our previous post, we present some of the publications our Library faculty and academic professionals have published this past summer. Peruse the selected bibliography we have provided below to learn more about these topics.
(Links to OA journal access, the DOI for individual articles, or the catalog record are provided when available.)
Lesli Lundquist, the Facilities Operations Coordinator for the University Library, has been awarded the Chancellor’s Distinguished Staff Award (CDSA). The CDSA is designed to “annually recognize civil service staff employees for their exceptional accomplishments and service to the university.” This prestigious award results from an outstanding performance by Lundquist and seven fellow civil service staff employees. Continue reading