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Nominate today for ’05 Julie J. Boucher Memorial Award for Intellectual Freedom

The Colorado Association of Libraries Intellectual Freedom Committee is now accepting nominations for the Julie J. Boucher Memorial Award for Intellectual Freedom. Named for former LRS Associate Director, Julie Boucher, the award honors individuals and organizations that have actively promoted intellectual freedom in Colorado.

Who do you know that is deserving of recognition for their work on behalf of intellectual freedom?

To nominate someone for the award: http://www.cal-webs.org/awards.html

For more information about Julie Boucher and the award named for her:
http://www.cal-webs.org/boucher.html & http://www.lrs.org/boucher.asp

Deadline for nominations is 11:59 p.m. June 15, 2005.

New Fast Facts on U.S. Labor Market for Library Workers, 2002-12

Library Research Service has recently published a new issue of Fast Facts:

The U.S. Labor Market for Library Workers, 2002-12, by Keith Curry Lance (No. 224)

View these and other Fast Facts at http://www.lrs.org/fastfacts.asp

Fabian
maes_f@cde.state.co.us

Two DU LIS Students Join LRS

Two students in the University of Denver Library and Information Science Program have become the latest members of the LRS staff. They are Michele Kolman-Weber and Jessica Sturgill. They join two other current DU LIS students, Don Dickenson and Claire Williamson.

The LRS is a unit of the Colorado State Library that has been operated in partnership with the DU LIS Program since 1996. As part of that partnership, the LRS provides paid internships to two to five DU students each year. An ever-growing cadre of LRS alumnae now hold important posts in the library community throughout Colorado, in other states and Washington, D.C., and overseas.

Keith
Lance_K@cde.state.co.us

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