NYLA Above & Beyond Award
Nomination Form for the NYLA Above & Beyond Award (PDF)
The award honors individuals who have made significant contributions of recognized service to NYLA and the library profession. Any person may nominate an individual for the NYLA Above & Beyond Award.
Any NYLA member who:
1. has been active NYLA members for at least ten years, and
2. who has made substantial contributions to the Association.
Significant contributions may include, but are not limited to, regularly contributing to the Association's publications for five or more years, presenting or leading workshops or sessions at several of the Association's annual conferences, or serving in elected or appointed offices in the Association for five or more years.
Nomination suggestions should be sent to the current NYLA president, who, in consultation with the NYLA Awards Committee, will make a recommendation to NYLA Council.
This award was established in 2014.
2019 - Jean Sheviak
2018 - Carol Desch
2017 - Kathy Miller
2016 - Rocco Staino
2015 - Richard Naylor
2014 - Lisa Wemett
The NYLA Above and Beyond Award replaced the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Previous Lifetime Achievement Recipients
2013 - Marcia Eggleston and Meg Van Patten
2011 - Sarah Kelly Johns
2010 - Frances R. Roscello