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TOPNOTCH

TIGER

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Has a University Libraries’ employee done something that you feel is worthy of praise? If so, give him or her a shout-out with a TopNotch Tiger award! This award will let others know the merits and accomplishments of this person. All employees that demonstrate at least one of the values of the University Libraries’ Mission are eligible for award: student workers, graduate assistants, full- and part-time employees (please scroll down for more information about the values of the University Libraries).

Nominations will carefully be considered by the University Libraries’ Recognition, Awards, and Wellbeing Committee and awards announced thrice a year (on or about April 15th, August 1st, and December 1st).

Anyone reading this page is free to nominate a University Libraries’ employee! 


I HEREBY NOMINATE THE FOLLOWING PERSON AS A TOPNOTCH TIGER.

I BELIEVE THAT THIS PERSON EXCELS WITH REGARD TO THE FOLLOWING VALUE OF THE UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES MISSION

(Choose One Value):

Service            Integrity           Collaboration

Quality            Diversity            Innovation

My Name:

Person I am nominating:

EXPLAIN WHY YOU THINK THIS PERSON DESERVES A TOPNOTCH TIGER AWARD, FOCUSING ON THE VALUE YOU CHOSE ABOVE (100 WORDS OR LESS):

                         


Questions concerning the TopNotch Tiger Award may be sent directly to the Recognition, Awards, and Wellbeing Committee: kmrriman@memphis.edu.

DESCRIPTION OF VALUES

 Service

The University Libraries seeks excellence in providing assistance to all library users while ensuring that access to information resources is provided in an open, receptive, and courteous manner, with a commitment to freedom of information and equity of access.

Quality

The University Libraries strives to deliver effective user services, resources, and programs, using the highest feasible standards of management, assessment, organization, and delivery. We are simultaneously committed to the development of a knowledgeable, versatile, and skilled faculty and staff.

Integrity

The University Libraries affirms the principles of academic freedom and provides all services, programs, and operations with honesty, openness, and accountability.

Diversity

The University Libraries values and appreciates the differences, among our users, our collections, and our faculty and staff. We endeavor to provide a climate of acceptance and respect for all points of view and for all individuals, whether members of the university community or the community-at-large, without regard to race, ethnicity, gender, age, lifestyle choice, or physical abilities.

Collaboration

The University Libraries partners with the departments and colleges to provide resources and services to support the academic programs of the University. We join with other academic communities and libraries throughout Tennessee, the Mid-south region, and the nation to enhance access to information resources beyond the University Campus.

Innovation

The University Libraries identifies, investigates, evaluates, and implements new and emerging methods for obtaining appropriate resources and providing relevant services to meet known and/or anticipated user needs.

 

 

 


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