Thursday, April 15, 2010
ALA honors Patricia Tarin's lifetime of leadership with 2010 Equality Award
"Patricia Tarin will receive the 2010 Equality Award. The award, donated by Scarecrow Press, a member of the Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, is bestowed on an individual or group that has made an outstanding contribution toward promoting equality in the library profession. Tarin has held a number of leadership positions in academic, public and government agencies throughout her career. Her vision for the development of initiatives to advance participation by minorities and women in librarianship has garnered recognition through organizations such as REFORMA, who selected Tarin as their 1991 Hispanic Librarian of the Year and ALA's 2008 Elizabeth Futas Catalyst for Change Award"