Service to the Profession Award

This award is designated for USAIN members who have demonstrated leadership in advancing the field of agricultural information and who have established new directions or visions for the field.

2016

Allison Level, Professor and Coordinator for Collections at Colorado State University, in recognition of her demonstrated leadership in advancing the field of agricultural information through her efforts and commitment to mentor agricultural librarian colleagues and provide a supportive professional environment.

2014

Amy Paster, Life Sciences Library, Penn State University in recognition of her demonstrated leadership in advancing the field of agricultural information, including her service and impact on projects in support of agricultural research.

2012

Ms. Nan Hyland (posthumously awarded), Mann Library, Cornell University in recognition of  her demonstrated leadership in advancing the field of agricultural information, establishment of new directions or visions for the field of agricultural information, and contributions to the development, application or utilization of new or improved methods or techniques in the organization or delivery of agricultural information.

2010

Melanie A. Gardner, USDA/National Agricultural Library, in recognition of her visionary role in advancing AgNIC and for her leadership contributions to agricultural information.

2008

Barbara Hutchinson, Assistant Director of the Arizona Agricultural Experiment Station in Tucson, Arizona in recognition of her visionary role in advancing the field of agricultural information and outstanding leadership to USAIN.

2006

JoAnn DeVries, formerly Coordinator for Collection Development and Management in Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Sciences at the University of Minnesota, in recognition of her exceptional record of professional leadership, research and scholarship during 1991-2006.

2005

Toni Greider, Associate Dean for Research & Education for Universityof Kentucky Libraries, in recognition of her visionary leadership in establishing USAIN as a viable component of the national agricultural information community and her many contributions in the international information arena.

2003

James Horsfield (posthumously awarded), USDA economist instrumental in developing AgEcon Search.

M. Kay Mowery, for her leadership and contributions to USAIN and to agricultural information in general.

2001

Pamela Q. J. Andre, former Director of the National Agricultural Library, for her outstanding efforts in areas such as the development of AgNIC, digital preservation, and international outreach.

Allison Level Receives USAIN Award

Allison Level received the Service to the Profession award at the 2016 USAIN conference at the University of Florida.

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