The University of Kansas Libraries
Tami Albin named 2008-2009 recipient of the Mary McCorison Rosenbloom Teaching Award
June 22, 2009
Librarian Tami Albin has been named the 2008-2009 recipient of the Mary McCorison Rosenbloom Teaching Award. The award is made biennially to recognize an individual faculty or staff member of KU Libraries who has designed and delivered an exemplary instructional program during the course of the review period.
Tami came to KU in 2001 from Hobart and Williams Smith Colleges. Since her arrival at KU, she has been actively involved in KU Libraries instructional program. In her current role as Undergraduate Instruction and Outreach Librarian, her work has earned her the respect of both her KU Libraries colleagues and members of the KU teaching faculty.
Albin's nominators wrote: “Tami is highly motivated, enthusiastic, works extremely hard, and communicates well with colleagues, both within the Libraries and campus-wide. She is committed to her work and the profession. She is passionate about and strongly believes in information literacy and its future impact on an academic campus. She promotes critical thinking skills and lifelong learning. She relates well to students and faculty and her enthusiasm for library instruction/information literacy is perhaps our best public relations “tool."
The selection committee wrote: “[Tami’s] approach to instruction is innovative, unique, and aspirational. Through it all she aims for collaboration and bettering the entire University of Kansas community. ”
Tami Albin will be formally recognized at the Libraries’ Celebration of Excellence event on September 25.
Members of the selection committee for the 2008-2009 McCorison Rosenbloom Teaching award are: Sara Morris (chair), Jen Church-Duran,Wade Garrison, Carmen Orth Alfie, Kyle Sederstrom, Charles Marsh (Journalism).
For more information about the Mary McCorison Rosenbloom Award see: www.lib.ku.edu/awards/rosenbloom_teaching.shtml
Contact: Rebecca Smith, KU LIbraries, (785) 864-1761.