Congratulations to Andrea Hebert, the 2016 Conference Award winner!
Andrea Hebert is the distance learning librarian at Louisiana State University. She also serves as the liaison to the College of Human Sciences and Education. Before becoming an academic librarian, she worked as an elementary school librarian for two years. In her previous incarnations, she worked as a Latin teacher in Virginia, a medical copyeditor, and a course coordinator for LSU Independent & Distance Learning. Andrea earned a BA English and Latin from Louisiana State University, an MA in Latin from the University of Georgia, and an MLIS from Louisiana State University.
Andrea hopes to draft a strategic plan that will move LSU Libraries’ services to its distance learning community forward by aligning policies, processes, services, and assessment. She will be presenting "Hunting and Gathering: Attempting to Assess Services to Distance Learning Students" at the DLS Conference.
As the recipient of the Conference Award, Andrea will receive:
The Conference Award is a way to encourage participation by and increase networking opportunities for professionals new to the field of distance librarianship. To be eligible for the award, an applicant must satisfy the following criteria:
Previous award winners:
2014: Michelle Keba, Nova Southeastern University
2012: Amy Hofer, Portland State University
2010: Mark-Shane Scale, University of the West Indies
2008: Paul Betty, Regis University, & Susan Shepley, Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology
2006: Dan Lawrence, Rocky Mountain Center for Health Promotion and Education