The award description reads: Presented annually by the CML President in recognition of outstanding achievement that has improved library service and library advocacy in Maryland. Award criteria include: Innovative use of technology to improve library service in Maryland, or Innovative use of technology to improve library advocacy in Maryland, or Effort and commitment to using existing technology applications to improve library service and library advocacy.
I was nominated by 2007 McCarn recipient Joe Thompson for : “Statewide leadership role in using 2.0 technologies in training staff and your work in helping to create and produce the Learning 2.1 program.”
Further from the board: ” The CML board was impressed with your success in training librarians throughout the state and beyond to use technology to enhance customer service.”
I am humbled and thankful for this recognition of my work for Maryland libraries and beyond.
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