Durham County Library receives first John Iliff Award

 

The first PLA Polaris Innovation in Technology John Iliff Award will be given to North Carolina’s Durham County Library on Monday, June 30, 2008, from 5-6:30 p.m., at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif.

The PLA Polaris Innovation in Technology John Iliff Award honors the life and accomplishments of John Iliff, early adopter and champion of technology in public libraries, and recognizes the contributions of a library worker, librarian, or library that has used technology and innovative thinking as a tool to improve services to public library users.  The purpose is to encourage innovative user-oriented thinking and practical solutions using technologies old and new.  The award provides a $1,000 honorarium, a plaque, and a bouquet of roses for the workplace. The cash award honors the recipient’s efforts, while the roses sent to the work place honor the environment that helped nurture the recipient’s innovation.  Sponsored by Polaris.

Durham County Library receives first John Iliff Award

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