Submitted by sallison on Fri, 11/11/2011 - 20:24.
Helmut Kallmann Award
This is an open invitation for nominations for the sixth Helmut Kallmann Award for distinguished service relating to music libraries and archives in Canada. The award is presented by the Canadian Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres. Both nominators and nominees may or may not be members of CAML. Other details and previous recipients of the Award may be viewed at http://www.yorku.ca/caml/drupal/?q=en/kallmannaward.
The Award is named in honour of Dr. Helmut Kallmann, the pioneering Canadian musicologist, who was Chief of the National Library of Canada’s Music Division from its inception in 1970 to 1987, as well as, a co-founder of the Canadian Music Library Association (the predecessor of CAML).
The award is open to librarians, archivists, academics, and others who, over the course of their career, have made outstanding contributions in one or more of the following areas relating to music in Canada:
- music librarianship or the archivist profession
- development, preservation, and advancement of music libraries and archives
- bibliography, cataloguing, and indexing activities improving access to Canadian resources
- Canadian musicology research and documentation, including outstanding publications, promotion and dissemination activities.
Candidates will be assessed on their achievements at the local, or regional, or national levels.
Nominations, normally considered every two years, will be reviewed by an independent jury of three CAML members appointed by the CAML Board. The jury will select a single recipient, or none if it considers none deserving for that year.
Nominations should consist of: