University Librarian Achievement Award
Eligibility: Any individual at the University of Michigan who holds a Primary Faculty appointment as Librarian, Archivist, or Curator.
Award: The recipient will be awarded $1,500 to commemorate the honor to be conferred at the annual Faculty Awards occasion.
Selection Criteria: Exceptional distinction reflected in active and innovative career achievements in library, archival or curatorial services. This may include:
- Developing specialized services for faculty and students, improving access to information,
- Efficiently managing the library and archival resources (staff, space, funding, collections), or
- Other activities reflecting a commitment to these professions.
Please send nomination materials to the facultysenateoffice@
- A statement of the nominee’s achievements in library, archival or curatorial activities. (Required)
- A current curriculum vitae. (Required)
- Letters of support from internal sources (U-M Library) (Required)
- Letters of support from external sources (excluding U-M Library.)(Required) NOTE: No fewer than 3 letters of support should be from external sources.
Note: Nominations that are not selected will be eligible for three years.
Mark Paul Mac Eachern - 2020 Award Recipient
Over Mark’s career, he has published with scholars across a breadth of specialties, who have high degree of variability in research skills, and diverse needs for librarian partnership. He has authored and co-authored over 40 peer-reviewed publications and 3 book chapters. His work has appeared in high impact journals in various disciplines, including Anesthesiology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and the Journal of Dental Research. Mark also serves as a peer-reviewer for a variety of journals, such as Journal of Medical Library Association (JMLA), the Journal of Dental Research, and PLoSOne.
Previous University Librarian Achievement Award Receipients
2019 — Pam MacKintosh, University Library
2018 — Philip A. Hallman, University Library, Arts and Humanities
2017 — Marisa Conte, University Library, Health Sciences
2016 — Robert Fraser, UM-Dearborn, Mardigian Library.
2015 — Jane Blumenthal, Taubman Health Sciences Library
2014 — Peggie Daub, University Library
2013 — Laurie A. Alexander, Associate University Librarian for Learning and Teaching
2012 — Nerea Llamas, Library Research – International Studies
2011 — Scott Dennis, Library Research – Arts and Humanities
2010 — Doreen Bradley, LSA -University Library and Adjunct Lecturer in Curriculum Support
2009 — Timothy Richards, UM Dearborn, Mardigian Library
2008 — Traianos Gagos, University Library
2007 — Grace York, University Library
2005 — Rebecca Dunkle, University Library
2004 — Barbara MacAdam, University Library
2003 — Jean Loup, University Library