RTI Fellow Michelle Nielsen Ott Awarded 2022 Illinois Academic Librarian of the Year!

Michelle Nielsen Ott

Michelle Nielsen Ott, Sciences/Health Sciences Librarian at Cullom-Davis Library at Bradley University, is the 2022 recipient of the Illinois Library Association (ILA) Illinois Academic Librarian of the Year Award. The award, presented by the ILA Illinois Association of College and Research Libraries (IACRL) Forum, recognizes an Illinois librarian who is making an outstanding statewide contribution to academic or research librarianship and to library development.

Michelle was recognized for her impressive service to ILA and IACRL, receiving many accolades for her work as an educator and academic librarian in academic libraries in Illinois. The Illinois Academic Librarian of the Year Award will be presented at an awards ceremony during the 2022 Illinois Library Association Conference.

Read more about her accomplishments on the Illinois Library Association 2022 Awards Winners website.

Join me in congratulating Michelle on her outstanding work and great success!

Michelle Nielsen Ott is a fellow of the 2022 MLA Research Training Institute (RTI). The RTI project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (RE-246568-OLS-20).