(9 September 2015) The winners of the CONSAL (Congress of Southeast Asian Librarians) Outstanding Librarian Awards for the year 2015 were announced at the 3rd CONSAL XVI Executive Board Meeting and General Conference held in Bangkok, Thailand from 10-12 June 2015.
The panel of judges formed by CONSAL Executive Board assess each applicant according to the set criteria and selects one librarian for the Gold Award and few for Merit Awards.
The Gold award was presented to Professor Dr. Chutima Sacchanand of Thailand at the Awards Presentation Ceremony in the presence of leading professionals from the library and related organizations.
RSCAO Advisor, Ms. Rashidah Begum bt. Fazal Mohamed (Malaysia), Mr. Nyuyen Huy Chuong (Vietnam), Mr. Tulus Juni (Indonesia), Dr. Marilou Tadlip (Philippines), and the former RSCAO member, the late Mr. Mohd Sharif Saad (Malaysia) were nominated as Silver Awardees.
CONSAL Outstanding Librarian Award aims at honouring professionals who have made significant contributions to the library profession, and for improving the relationship among libraries of the CONSAL member countries.
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