Bodley's Librarian honoured

16 September 2009

INS_New_Oxford_Librarian_10_webDr Sarah Thomas, Bodley’s Librarian and Director of Oxford University Library Services, has recently been named as one of five alumnae to receive a prestigious award from her alma mater, Smith College.

The Smith College Medal recognizes graduates for their extraordinary professional achievements and outstanding service to their communities.Established in 1962 to distinguish women who exemplify in their lives and work ‘the true purpose’ of a liberal arts education, the honour will be bestowed at Rally Day on Wednesday, 17 February 2010.

This is the second award received this year by Thomas from her alma mater.  Last April, she was awarded the GSLIS Alumni Achievement Award for notable professional achievements and contributions to the library/information profession.

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