Bowling Green, Ky. – Rose Davis, coordinator for Bibliographic Access and Training for the Department of Librarydavis Technical Services at Western Kentucky University, received the Outstanding Academic Librarian Award from the Kentucky Library Association last week at the annual KLA conference.
Davis has held several leadership positions regionally as well as statewide including chair positions for Kentucky Library Association-Academic Section, Ohio Valley Users Group of Technical Services Librarians, Kentucky Southeastern Library Network Users Group, and Kentucky Virtual Library and Voyager Users Groups.
â€œRose Davis exemplifies faculty dedication through her leadership which has spanned decades,â€ said Connie Foster, head of WKUâ€™s Library Technical Services. â€œHer willingness to serve and her leadership in key state positions highlights her contributions to Kentucky academic librarians and reflects well on WKUâ€™s reach beyond the community.â€
Davis is responsible for cataloging and training within the University Library System. She follows a legacy of WKU librarians who have received this honor: Cynthia Etkin (1995), Connie Foster (1999), Elaine Moore (2001) and Rosemary Meszaros (2006).
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