Title: George A. Smathers Libraries convocation
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Title: George A. Smathers Libraries convocation
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Language: English
Creator: George A. Smathers Libraries
Publisher: University of Florida
Place of Publication: Gainesville, Fla.
Publication Date: 2009
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George A, Smathers Cibraries



Convocation


Wednesday,


August 13, 2009


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EmpiIloyeeExellenc Awr Winners _____


Instruction and Training Award
ANGELA MOTT
The Instruction and Training Award salutes an instruc-
tor or trainer who demonstrated excellence in teaching or
providing guidance to others. This exceptional mentor/
teacher may have:
*Frequently and consistently surpassed normal
*Instruction/Mentoring expectations
*Shared knowledge that had an exceptional effect on the
performance or career of others
*Demonstrated depth of knowledge, outstanding
communication skills and/or special awareness of the
needs of trainees
*Successfully used innovative training/teaching methods


Innovation Award
VALRIE DAVIS
SARA RUSSELL GONZALEZ
The Innovation Award honors creativity and/or problem
solving skills that resulted in innovative methods, proj-
ects, products or organizational enhancements to improve
library services, resources or operations. Areas of innova-
tion include but are not limited to:
*Integrating the libraries into campus educational goals
*Creating or inventing a new program or tool
*Designing or implementing library cost-cutting
measures
*Experimenting with and incorporating new technologies


Sara Russell Gonzalez and Valrie Davis are congratulated by DeanJudy
Russell upon receiving the award for innovation for GatorScholar.


Angela Mott, right, is congratulated by Dean Judy Russell upon
receiving the award for instruction and training.





Customer Service Award
TINA PRUITT

The Customer Service Award acknowledges 5 star
performance in one or more of the following categories:

*Enhancement of quality customer service at the library
*Exceptional initiative in "going the extra mile"
*Top-notch service to internal and external customers
with timely and appropriate follow-up
*Demonstrated improvement of customer service and
satisfaction


Behind-the-Scenes Award
PAT HASKINS

The Behind-the-Scenes Award celebrates the quiet
dedication and performance that improve library or staff
performance and is not always noticeable by patrons. For
example, this may be an employee:

*Who improved methods of handling internal library
tasks
*Whose skills, talents, and can-do attitude repeatedly and
consistently supported and enabled others to perform
their jobs or to accomplish a large and important project
*Who is an invaluable behind-the-scenes contributor
who could be consistently relied upon by others for his
or her highest standards


Outreach Award
JAMES CUSICK

The Outreach Award honors an individual or group who
made an outstanding effort in reaching out to the univer-
sity and/or to an outside or donor community in a unique
or creative way.

*Collaboration with faculty from university colleges and
centers to help bring the libraries' services and collections
into their teaching and research
*Designed and instituted outreach activities, programs
and/or workshops


Tara Cataldo accepts the award on behalf of Pat Haskins.





























































ABOVE: Ben Walker, Rachel Schipper, Wallace McLendon and Cathy Martyniak.


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ABOVE: Sam Huang, Bonnie Smith,Jay Wiese & Adrian (drawing for door prizes). Remember, you had to be present to win!


ABOVE: The Orange Team in the Library Feud game: Angela Mott,
Adrian Zeck, Alex Annis & Laydene Manning with MC Matthew
Daley.


ABOVE: The Blue Team in Library Feud (and the winners): Sam
Huang, Rachel Schipper,Judy Russell and Bill Covey.


FAR LEFT: Rachel
Schipper and Alex
Annis compete.
Stephen Williams in
background.

LEFT: Sam Huang
.' and Laydene
Manning.




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