Monday, April 27, 2009

Randy Olsen Receives Scholarly Communication Award

Randy Olsen, BYU Library Director, was honored by BioOne and the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) with its inaugural Howard Goldstein Award to Advance Scholarly Communication. The award was presented to Olsen April 16, 2009, at a special ceremony in conjunction with BioOne’s annual meeting of publishers, librarians, and partners. The Goldstein award was created in 2008 to recognize and encourage efforts to enhance the sustainability of communication within the scholarly community. Randy J. Olsen has held leadership positions in the Utah Library Association, the American Library Association, Research Libraries Group, Greater Western Libraries Association, Mountain Plains Library Association, and Utah Academic Library Council. He currently chairs the Library and Scholarly Communications Advisory Council at Brigham Young University and currently serves as a member of the Steering committee for SPARC.

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