Rick Block, head of special collections and metadata cataloging, is the recipient of Library Journal‘s 2008 Teaching Award. Block teaches at the Palmer School of Library & Information Science at Long Island University, Brookville, NY, and at the School of Information and Library Science at Pratt Institute in New York City. Read more about the award at: http://www.libraryjournal.com/article/CA6611578.html.
Joanna DiPasquale, web developer in the Libraries Digital Programs Division, was awarded the LITA/Christian Larew Memorial Scholarship, a one-year scholarship sponsored jointly by LITA and Informata.com. Rutgers also awarded her the Elizabeth Meier Estate Scholarship. DiPasquale is an active student at Rutgers University, School of Communication, Information and Library Studies.
Neil Romanosky, interlibrary loan and delivery services librarian, will participate in the 2009 American Libraries Association’s Emerging Leaders (EL) program, which kicks off at the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Denver and culminates at the 2009 Annual Conference in Chicago. Information on the program is at http://wikis.ala.org/emergingleaders/index.php/Main_Page.