Wednesday 3 May, 2017 Canberra: The Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) Board of Directors has conferred the distinction of Fellow on Ann Ritchie, with special consideration for her work in the field of health librarianship. A Fellowship is one of the highest honours the Association can award.
Her citation states that Ann Ritchie is an exceptional Australian health librarian who has had a profound impact on the profession and her colleagues. “She has an enviable track record of exemplary high achievement and dynamic visionary leadership. She has been a credit to the profession from her earliest days in librarianship.”
ALIA President Patricia Genat said, “Ann has made important contributions to the profession and to the Association throughout her career. She has worked in a variety of libraries, and in several states, and I know that her past and present colleagues will be delighted by this news.”
Patricia Genat will present the Fellowship to Ann Ritchie at the ALIA Health Libraries Australia Professional Development Day in Perth on 13 July.
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