Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Jimmie Lyn Harris Honored for Excellence in Librarianship

Jimmie Lyn Harris, Reference Librarian at the Blagg-Huey Library on the Denton campus of Texas Woman's University, has been named the recipient of the 2012 Elizabeth Snapp Award for Excellence in Librarianship.  Jimmie Lyn was selected from a pool of nominees from the Dallas, Denton and Houston campuses of TWU.

A student favorite praised as someone who possesses a "sincerely positive attitude," Jimmie Lyn has been a librarian for 24 of the 32 years she has been employed at TWU.  "Jimmie Lyn is proactive," says Assistant Dean of TWU Libraries Connie Maxwell.  "She's always looking for ways to improve library services and resources.  She is such a pleasure to work with." 

Jimmie Lyn is the TWU Subject Librarian for Communication Science, Family Sciences, Sociology and Social Work and Women's Studies.  She also serves the TWU community as the librarian in the Blagg-Huey Library's Children's Collection and as a valued member of TWU Libraries' Reference Department team.

The namesake of the Elizabeth Snapp Award for Excellence in Librarianship is a former Director of TWU Libraries.

Congratulations, Jimmie Lyn, on this well-deserved honor.

~Sandy Cochran


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Anonymous said...

Ms. Harris is great! She makes you love the library. Thank you so much for all you do for students.

Anonymous said...

Well deserved! Congrats Jimmie!

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