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NIST to Receive 2008 Federal Library of the Year Award.

Press Release Summary:

Sep 28, 2009 - The Library of Congress Federal Library and Information Center Committee announced that NIST Information Services Division (ISD) will receive the 2008 Federal Library of the Year Award for the Large Library/Information Center Category. This division will be recognized for its Lab Liaison Program, implementation of electronic resources management system, and creation of Vision Implementation Project to engage staff in understanding ISD's vision and participating in strategic planning.

National Institute of Standards & Technology - Gaithersburg, MD

Original Press Release

NIST to Receive 2008 Federal Library of the Year Award

Press release date: Sep 22, 2009

The Library of Congress Federal Library & Information Center Committee (FLICC) has announced that the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Information Services Division (ISD) will receive the 2008 Federal Library of the Year Award for the Large Library/Information Center Category, which applies to facilities with staffs of 11 or more. Federal libraries throughout the United States and abroad competed for the award. Librarian of Congress James H. Billington will present this year's awards at the 26th Annual FLICC Forum on Federal Information Policies on Oct. 22, 2009, at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.

The NIST division is recognized for its Lab Liaison Program, implementation of an electronic resources management system, and creation of a Vision Implementation Project, to engage its staff in understanding the ISD vision and participating in strategic planning. The division also received the Federal Library of the Year Award for 2003. More information at www.loc.gov/flicc/Awards/libctr_main.html.