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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.

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									     »    noted & quoted                                                                                         by celeste peterson-sloss
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             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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