Distinguished Librarian Award

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Distinguished Librarian Award

This annual award recognizes a librarian whose contributions advance the mission of the Libraries and the University in the areas of teaching, learning, research, and innovative approaches to practice.

Librarians at UW Seattle, Bothell/Cascadia, Tacoma, and the M.G. Gallagher Law Library are eligible.


We welcome your nominations for the 2016 Distinguished Librarian Award.  Nominations will be accepted until December 18, 2015 at 6 pm. The award is announced in the spring and the recipient is honored at the annual University Recognition Reception in June 2016.

Questions concerning the Award and award process should be sent to the Selection Committee chair Jackie Belanger, jeb24@uw.edu.

Steve Shadle
The 2015 Distinguished Librarian Award recipient is Steve Shadle, Serials Access Librarian, Cataloging and Metadata Services. Read about him and other 2015 UW Awards of Excellence honorees in UW Today