*Ed Rivenburgh Innovation Award*

Ed Rivenburgh is the founder of the IDS Project and has been the driving 
force behind the technological and pedagogical advances over the past 
decade.Even after his retirement in 2012, the impact of his ideas on 
mentoring and technology has continued to be felt nationwide.It is in 
his honor that the IDS Project has instituted the Rivenburgh Innovation 
Award to recognize an individual, team, library, or library consortium 
for advancing the areas of resource sharing and coordinated collection 


Nominations will be accepted for an individual, team, library, or 
library consortium.Individuals must be employed by a library and teams 
must have at least two members that are so employed.Innovations must be 
in beta testing prior to January 2016 and must pertain to resource 
sharing or coordinated collection development.Self-nominations are accepted.

*Application process:*

Please submit a description of the innovation you or your nominee made 
that has improved resource sharing or coordinated collection development 
in your region, consortium, or state.

Please include the following information:

·Describe the new service or how an existing service was improved.

·Provide statistics or other indicators to demonstrate how your 
innovation improved the workflow of your staff or your users’ access to 

·When did your new service begin?Is it in beta?

·Is the innovation just for your library or does it serve a larger user 

·Are there plans to continue this new service or further improve it over 
the next year?

All applications should be sent to [log in to unmask]

*Final Selection Evaluation*

The IDS Project Awards Committee will evaluate all of the nominations 
submitted by July 1^st , 2016.The winner will be announced and the award 
given at the IDS Conference in Albany, NY on July 28^th .

Mark Sullivan
Executive Director
IDS Project
Milne Library
1 College Circle
SUNY Geneseo
Geneseo, NY 14454
(585) 245-5172