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Nominations for the Frank B. Rogers Award

THE FRANK B. ROGERS AWARD was established in 1989 by the Director, NLM and is supported from a gift donated anonymously by an NLM employee.  The purpose of this award is to recognize an employee who has made a significant contribution to the Library’s fundamental operational programs and services.

CRITERIA:  Any individual who is currently employed or was employed in the National Library of Medicine in 2011 is eligible.  Through his or her job, the employee must have directly made a contribution that has 1) resulted in a substantial improvement to one of the Library’s programs or services; 2) resulted in an important new program or service; or 3) resulted in a more effective operation of a program or service.  Employees who have received another form of recognition for this contribution are not eligible.

PROCEDURES:  Nominations should be submitted to the Director, NLM by March 23, 2012.  Any employee of the Library or its user community can submit a nomination.  Nominations must include an explanation of the activity that warrants consideration, the employee’s relation to the activity, and the significance of the activity on fundamental operations.  Nominations do not require clearance through regular administrative channels.  Submit nominations in a sealed envelope marked:

Attention:       Director, NLM

Contents:       Nomination for the Frank B. Rogers Award

The presentation of the award, which consists of a special plaque, will be made at the May meeting of the Board of Regents.


Mr. Todd Danielson, Chair             Dr. Clement McDonald

Mr. Sheldon Kotzin                          Mr. Ivor D’Souza

Dr. David Lipman                             Dr. Steven Phillips

Dr. Milton Corn                                 Dr. Valerie Florance

For further information, please contact Kelli Langley ( at 301-496-6491.

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