The Spotlight Award recognizes the contributions of individuals who work for the good of the archives profession and of archival collections, and whose work would not typically receive public recognition. The prize includes a complimentary registration for the recipient(s) to the SAA Annual Meeting occurring in the year in which the award is presented. The award was established in 2005.
An individual archivist or a group of up to five archivists who have collaborated on a project are eligible. Preference is given to archivists working in smaller repositories, especially those without institutional support for professional activities.
The nominee(s) should have achieved distinction in one or more of the following ways:
• Participating in special projects;
• Exhibiting tireless committee or advocacy work;
• Responding effectively to an unforeseen or pressing need or emergency;
• Contributing innovative or creative ideas to the profession;
• Performing extraordinary volunteerism; and/or
• Quietly but effectively promoting the profession.
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