NDSU Staff Senate and the Office of Human Resources have announced the recipients of the Annual Staff Recognition Awards, and the 2020 Team Award has been awarded to the Libraries Research and Instruction members.
The honors recognize outstanding achievement on the job; exceptional contributions toward effective and efficient operations; outstanding service to other employees, students or visitors; and distinguished efforts in staff development or recognition. The full announcement can be viewed here.
Congratulations to the members of the Libraries Research and Instruction team: Al Bernardo, Social Sciences Librarian; Adam Elznic, Emerging Technologies Coordinator; Steve Jeffery, Engineering Librarian; Nicole Juve, Agricultural Sciences Librarian; Maddison Melquist, Humanities Librarian; Robert Tolliver, Sciences Librarian; and Beth Twomey, Head of Research and Instruction. This department provides general and specialized reference, research, and instruction/information literacy services to the NDSU community and other constituents. Individually and collectively they excel at their work. They consistently serve as critical resources to NDSU students and faculty and demonstrate leadership in their respective fields of expertise.
The Research and Instruction team has developed quality working relationships with faculty members and have been described as invaluable resources to respected departments. They exemplify how the Libraries strive toward excellence by going beyond the call of duty to provide assistance, deliver instruction, and troubleshoot problems. Thus, they are committed to nurturing curiosity, lifelong learning, and development of all students, faculty, and staff.