Primary Source Award Nominations Now Open

Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Virginia Kerr -

The Center for Research Libraries’ Primary Source Awards are an annual competition designed to recognize and publicize librarians, faculty, and researchers who use or promote use of primary source materials.

The awards are presented in three categories:

  • Access: Promoting discovery and use of primary source materials.
  • Research: Innovative use of primary source materials in research projects.
  • Teaching: Employing primary source materials in the classroom.

Both the awardees and the nominators of the awardees receive prizes.

Visit to learn more, read about last year’s winners, or nominate yourself or a colleague! CRL is now accepting nominations: The deadline is January 31, 2015.