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DOK, how- ever, won for its total concept of constant service and in- novation, following its mis- sion to attempt to be "the most modern library of the world," with special recognition of the knowledge and skills of its staff members. The two new board members are Cynthia L. Henderson, library director in the Department of Medical Education at Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta and Kathleen Ann McKibbon, director and associate professor of Master's of Science in eHealth in the Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Mc Master University, Hamilton, ON, Canada.
» noted & quoted by celeste peterson-sloss people • libraries • awards • promotions DOK, the “library con- The Medical Library Association cept center” in Delft, has (MLA) announced the results of its won the prize of €10,000 2009/2010 election. Those newly (about $12,950 U.S.) for be- elected will begin their terms after ing the most innovative li- MLA’s annual meeting in May. brary in the Netherlands in Ruth Holst, associate director Photo by Lucy Koenen 2008. Every year, the Dutch at the National Network of Libraries Library Association gives of Medicine (NNLM), Greater Mid- this award to a library that west Region, Library of the Health has done a particularly in- Sciences at the University of Illi- novative project in an im- At the award ceremony in early 2009 (L–R): Hans Speetjens (from nois–Chicago, was chosen as presi- pressive way. DOK, how- the city of Delft), Geert van den Boogaard (who wrote the award dent-elect. ever, won for its total concept application for DOK), Wouter van der Hoog (freelance library in- The two new board members are novator), and Eppo van Nispen tot Sevenaer (library director) of constant service and in- Cynthia L. Henderson, library novation, following its mis- director in the Department of Med- sion to attempt to be “the most modern library of the world,” with special ical Education at Morehouse School recognition of the knowledge and skills of its staff members. of Medicine in Atlanta and Kath- The award jury said that DOK has “a complete new and refreshing ap- leen Ann McKibbon, director and proach that transforms the classic library into a new and modern service, associate professor of Master’s of which leads to national and international recognition.” It also said
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