The PAM Division Award
The first PAM Division Award was given in 1977. See also the list of previous winners.
The award should be given for a significant contribution to the literature of physics, mathematics or astronomy or to honor work that demonstrably improves the exchange of information in physics, mathematics or astronomy. The contribution should also significantly benefit libraries or enhance the ability of librarians to provide service. It should be special- above and beyond the normal job requirements of the individual(s) or group concerned.
The individual(s) or group so honored need not be, but may be, a SLA/PAM member.
The PAM Achievement Award
The first PAM Achievement Award was given in 1997. See also the list of previous winners.
The PAM Achievement Award is reserved for those recipients whose professional work is marked by distinction and dedication to librarianship in astronomy, mathematics and/or physics. The purpose of the award is to recognize those Division members who have made outstanding contributions to the Division. The award(s) will be presented annually, with an appropriate certificate describing the reason for the award. The PAM Division Awards Committee reserves the right to withhold the award(s) if a sufficient number of appropriate candidates are not nominated.
To be eligible, the nominee must
- Be a member of the Special Libraries Association and of PAM
- Have been a member of the PAM Division for at least five years
- Be working currently in a library, information center, library school or other information related capacity.
PAM International Membership Award
PAM Travel Stipends
- To Marlene Cummins, June 2000, “commending her tireless work creating and maintaining the PAM Manual,” which she compiled and maintained from 1989 to June 2000.
- To the American Mathematical Society, June 1999, “thanking them for publishing the PAM Membership Directory annually since 1982.”
To make a nomination for the PAM Division Award or the PAM Achievement Award, send a typed, signed statement to the Chair of the Awards Committee, including information on the candidate’s contribution to the literature/communications for the PAM Division Award or, for the Achievement Award, professional career, committee activities or offices held within the Division, special Division projects or services, publications, and any other related functions that qualify the person for the award. Please include the name, position, business address, and telephone number of the nominee. Documentation, although not mandatory, may include a current curriculum vitae for the candidate, significant publications, supporting letters, etc.
Deadline for Nominations: May 1, 2013