ACURILEAN AWARDS 2008. Friday, June 6, 2008, Rose Hall Resort, Montego Bay, Jamaica

The Association of Caribbean University, Research and Institutional Libraries is pleased to announce the ACURILEAN Awards for 2008.

Awards will be bestowed on Friday, June 6, 2008, at the Rose Hall Resort,
in Montego Bay, Jamaica.

Join us to honor and celebrate the awardees!

THE ACURIL PRESIDENT’S AWARD 2008
Stephney Ferguson Library Programs for Special Information Needs
,

is confered for excellence in the endeavor to

The Caribbean Digital Audio Collection devoted to people unable to read at the National Library of Jamaica

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The EBSCO Leadership in the Use of New Information Technologies to Expand
and Facilitate Access to Serials Content Award 2008

is confered to the

Library of the Metropolitan University, Ana G. Méndez System, in Puerto Rico
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The Sociedad de Bibliotecarios de Puerto Rico for Excellence
in Development of Information Skills Award 2008

is confered to

Juan M. López-Cortés,
of Citrus Ridge County Library, in Florida, USA

for the study

The use of new communication technologies as tools to develop a model
that will increase awareness of information literacy skills in a public library

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The Albertina Pérez de Rosa Information Units Alliances and Collaborative Projects in the Caribbean Award 2008 (ACURIL, Puerto Rico Chapter)

is bestowed to

AVIN, AVIDA and the Bennet/Coverley Collection
of the National Library of Jamaica in preserving the national audiovisual heritage

for excellence in the endeavor.
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MEDALS OF EXCELLENCE IN ACADEMIA
Dr. Albertina Pérez de Rosa Excellence in Academia 2008
(ACURIL, Puerto Rico Chapter)

are confered to

Cherry-Ann Smart
Department of Library and Information Studies,
University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica

Mario Vázquez-Asencio
Graduate School of Information Sciences and Technologies,
University of Puerto Rico

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YOUNG ACURILEAN STARS 2008

The Association of Caribbean Universities, Research and Institutional Libraries institutes
this Award to stimulate and recognize excellent performance of young students within the information field

For Excellence in Applied Technologies

Yumarys Polanco-Almonte

Cindy Jiménez-Vera

Yadira Avendaño-Avendaño

Arelys Fernández-Roche

ACURILEANA Team /
Graduate School of Information Sciences and Technologies,
University of Puerto Rico
Podcasts of Information Professionals
of the Caribbeana Project

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ACURILEAN STARS 2008

For Excellence as ACURIL Webmaster

Edgar Jiménez-Ferrer
ACURILNET Team
Graphic Artist, Library System,
University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus

For Excellence in Reference Services

Kumaree Ramtahal
UWI Main Library, Trinidad & Tobago
Exploring Virtual Reference

Devika Ramsingh

Arthur Lok Grad. Sch. of Business, TT
Exploring Virtual Reference

Juan A. López-Cortés
Citrus Ridge County Library, Florida USA
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For Excellence in Applied Technologies

Marr Greenberg
University of South Florida Libraries
Using podcasting to promote hidden treasures
in special collections

For Excellence in Services for Special Communities

Ardis Hanson
The Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute
Research Library
Virtually collaborative: Providing services for geographically dispersed

Kisha Sawyers

The Caribbean Child Development Centre,
UWI, Open Campus, Jamaica
Organization and Retrieval of Information
of the Caribbean Child Development Center

For Excellence in Research

Almaluces Figueroa-Ortiz
Biblioteca Regional del Caribe y Estudios Latinoamericanos,
Sistema de Bibliotecas UPR/RRP
Mapa Conceptual Proceso Avalúo
para el Desarrollo de Bibliotecas

ACURILEANAS

The Association of Caribbean University, Research and Institutional Libraries institutes the

ACURILEANA EMERITUS
and confers the first one in 2008
to distinguish

ONEIDA RIVERA DE ORTIZ

For her excellent performance as Executive Secretary
and Executive Director in ACURIL

The Association of Caribbean University, Research
and Institutional Libraries distinguishes

ADELE MERRITT BERNARD

with the
ACURILEANA 2008

for her proactive and excellent work
as ACURIL President 2007-2008

The Association of Caribbean University, Research and Institutional Libraries distinguishes

DR. MARGARET ROUSE-JONES

with the
ACURILEANA 2008

as
The Caribbean Information Professional of the Year 2008

for the excellent performance in the information field.

Join us to celebrate the Success of Information Professionals in the Caribbean 2008.
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