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Distinguished Librarian Award

This annual award recognizes a librarian whose contributions advance the mission of the Libraries and the University in the areas of teaching, learning, research, and innovative approaches to practice.

Librarians at UW Seattle, Bothell/Cascadia, Tacoma, and the M.G. Gallagher Law Library are eligible.


We welcome your nominations for the 2024 Librarian Award. Nominations will be accepted until December 31, 2023 at 11:00 pm. The award is announced in the spring and the recipient is honored at the annual University Recognition Reception in June.

Questions concerning the Award and award process should be sent to the 2024 Selection Committee chair, Azusa Tanaka, Japanese Studies Librarian.


The 2023 Distinguished Librarian Award recipient is Jackie Belanger, Director, Libraries Assessment and Planning

Jackie Belanger