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2016 Elections are now open – cast your vote!

October 5th, 2016 | Annual Business Meeting, Awards, Book Awards, Brooks McNamara Scholarship, Elections, Events, Louis Rachow Distinguished Service Award, Members

An online ballot was sent to TLA personal and institutional members in good standing earlier this past month to vote in the 2016 Elections. Voting is open now, and will continue until 5:00 PM ET on Friday, October 14, 2016. If you are a TLA member and have not received a ballot or are experiencing […]

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2016 Louis Rachow Distinguished Service in Performing Arts Librarianship Award and Brooks McNamara Scholarship Winners

September 28th, 2016 | Brooks McNamara Scholarship, Louis Rachow Distinguished Service Award

The Theatre Library Association Professional Awards Committee is honored to announce the winners of the 2016 Louis Rachow Distinguished Service in Performing Arts Librarianship Award and Brooks McNamara Scholarship. The 2016 Louis Rachow Award goes to Rob Melton, who has had a stellar career as a performing arts information professional, and has been associated with […]

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2015 TLA Book Awards at the Library for the Performing Arts

November 2nd, 2015 | Awards, Book Awards, Events, Louis Rachow Distinguished Service Award

Hello TLA Members and Friends! We’re delighted to report that our annual event, which was held on Friday October 16th at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (LPA) was a triumphant success! For the first time, this year’s Book Awards ceremony was produced as part of LPA’s Public Programs Series. The event […]

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Distinguished Service Award 2015 – Karen Nickeson

October 1st, 2015 | Awards, Events, Louis Rachow Distinguished Service Award, Members

The Theatre Library Association Professional Awards Committee is thrilled to announce that Karen Nickeson is the recipient of the 2015 Louis Rachow Distinguished Service in Performing Arts Librarianship Award. Karen’s exemplar career at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts embodies the essence of distinguished service and we are proud to celebrate Karen’s accomplishments […]

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Distinguished Service Award — Call for Nominations

April 27th, 2015 | Awards, Louis Rachow Distinguished Service Award

Louis Rachow Distinguished Service in Performing Arts Librarianship Award  Call for Nominations A CELEBRATION OF EXCELLENCE The Theatre Library Association wants to celebrate the excellence of our profession by selecting an individual who embodies its best qualities. Please take a moment from your busy schedule to identify that person. Your Distinguished Service nominee should be […]

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TLA Announces Rachow Award and McNamara Scholarship Winners

September 20th, 2014 | Awards, Brooks McNamara Scholarship, Events, Louis Rachow Distinguished Service Award

Theatre Library Association has announced the 2014 winners of its Professional Awards. The Louis Rachow Distinguished Service in Performing Arts Librarianship Award will be given to Jacqueline Z. Davis, the Barbara G. and Lawrence A. Fleischman Executive Director of The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. The Brooks McNamara Performing Arts Librarian Scholarship will be […]

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End of Summer

September 8th, 2014 | ALA, Annual Business Meeting, Awards, Book Awards, Brooks McNamara Scholarship, Conferences, Events, Job Postings, Louis Rachow Distinguished Service Award, President's Blog

The end of summer is upon us. Best wishes to all of you in academic libraries for a terrific year ahead. To those of you not on the semester calendar, continued great work in the coming year. It has been a productive (and terrific!) year for TLA.  The summer was filled with activity beginning with […]

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