The Center for Research Libraries first created the CRL Primary Source Awards in 2009 to recognize innovative uses of primary source materials by faculty, librarians and library staff, students, and other researchers in the CRL community. Nominations are accepted in three areas: teaching, research, and access. This year the CRL Collections and Services Policy Committee selected the following for recognition.
2015 Primary Source Awards
2015 Award for Teaching
“Guantánamo Public Memory Project”
Liz Ševčenko, Director, Guantánamo Public Memory Project,
Columbia University Institute for the Study of Human Rights
Nominated by: Holly Ackerman, Librarian for Latin American, Iberian and Latino Studies, Duke University.
2015 Award for Research
“The Way to Wealth Editions Project”
Sophus A. Reinert, Assistant Professor of Business Administration,
Harvard Business School
Nominated by: Debra Wallace, Executive Director, Knowledge and Library Services, Harvard Business School
2015 Award for Access
“Pioneer Days in Florida”
James Cusick, Curator, P. K. Yonge Library of Florida History,,
University of Florida
Nominated by: John Nemmers, Associate Chair, Special & Area Studies Collections, University of Florida
2016 CRL Primary Source Awards
Nominations for the 2016 awards will be accepted beginning June 1, 2015. Faculty and staff at CRL libraries are encouraged to consider other staff, faculty, or colleagues as candidates for these awards; self nominations are welcome.