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Louise Darling Medal for Distinguished Achievement in Collection Development in the Health Sciences

The Louise Darling Medal is presented annually to recognize distinguished achievement in collection development in the health sciences. The award was established in 1987 and first awarded in 1988, with a contribution by Ballen Booksellers International, Inc. In 1995, Ballen Booksellers was purchased by Blackwell North America, Inc.

Nomination, criteria, and submission details

Award Recipients

  • 2013: none awarded
  • 2012: Laurie L. Thompson, AHIP
  • 2011: none awarded
  • 2010: Trenton Boyd
  • 2009: none awarded
  • 2008: Grey Literature Report
  • 2007: Esther Carrigan
  • 2006: Core Public Health Journals Project
  • 2005: Deborah Blecic
  • 2004: Gayle Willard
  • 2003: Frank O. Mason
  • 2002: none awarded
  • 2001: none awarded
  • 2000: none awarded
  • 1999: Jonathan Eldredge
  • 1998: none awarded
  • 1997: Alfred N. Brandon* (posthumously)
  • 1996: National Library of Medicine's Preservation Program for Biomedical Literature
  • 1995: David Morse
  • 1994: Nancy W. Zinn
  • 1993: Anne M. Pascarelli
  • 1992: none awarded
  • 1991: Dottie Eakin
  • 1990: Virginia M. Bowden
  • 1989: Daniel T. Richards*
  • 1988: Dorothy R. Hill

* Deceased

 

Please contact MLA (312.419.9094 x15) for more information on the procedures for awards and honors nominations or applications.