UH Manoa librarian receives esteemed award

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Teri Skillman, (808) 956-8688
Events & Communications Coordinator
Posted: Apr 29, 2009

Randy Hensley, librarian at UH Mānoa Sinclair Library, was recently recognized with the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Special Presidential Recognition Award at the annual ACRL conference held in Seattle, Washington. Hensley was recognized for his exemplary efforts to advance information literacy in higher education.

As part of the awards ceremony, ACRL President Erika C. Linke acknowledged the role of the immersion program faculty, both actively teaching and retired, as well as members of the Initial Institute of Information Literacy Committee, which established the professional development program.

Hensley is one of 15 founding ACRL immersion program faculty members. His award comes on the tenth anniversary of the ACRL Institute for Information Literacy Immersion Program‘s inception. It has offered professional development in information literacy teaching and program development to over 1,500 academic librarians around the United States, Canada, Europe, and Australia.