Congratulations to our co-PI Angie Oehrli, who has been chosen to receive 2017’s LIRT Librarian Recognition Award.
The Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) of the American Library Association has chosen Jo Angela Oehrli, Learning Librarian at the University of Michigan, Shapiro Undergraduate Library as the 2017 recipient of the LIRT Librarian Recognition Award. The Librarian Recognition Award was created to recognize an individual’s contribution to the development, advancement and support of information literacy and instruction. Oehrli was chosen as the 2017 winner based on her contributions at the national, state and local levels in support of information literacy and instruction. The award will be presented to Ms. Oehrli as part of the LIRT 40th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday June 24, 7-9 PM … during the ALA Annual Conference in Chicago.
Michael Saar, chair of the 2016 Awards Committee, noted Oehrli’s extensive leadership in promoting information literacy, program creation and her strong publication record as determining factors in the committee’s selection of her as this year’s winner.