Brian Kenney writes \"netConnect, Library Journal, School Library Journal, and Jones e-Global Library are proud to announce the winners of the first annual netConnect Library Web Site Awards.
Las Vegas-Clark County Library District, NV
Worthington Libraries, Worthington, OH
Lawrence High School, Lawrence, KS
Tomlinson Middle School, Fairfield, CT
University Library, University of Nebraska at Omaha
Shaffer Library, Union College, Schenectady, NY
These new awards recognize the unique contributions that libraries have made in building the World Wide Web. Public, School, and Academic Libraries are all being recognized. Each category includes an award for a large library followed by the award for a small library. The awards are accompanied by grants of $1500 from Jones e-Global Library.
In addition to the awards, Honorable Mentions go to:
The Outernet for Young Adults site of the Multnomah County Library, OR (www.multcolib.org/outer/index.html)
SkokieNet.org, a community information network produced by the Skokie Public Library, IL (www.SkokieNet.org)
The de Grummond Children\'s Literature Collection, University Libraries, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg (www.lib.usm.edu/~degrum)
Thanks to all the nominated libraries for making the inaugural year of the netConnect Library Web Site Awards such a success. We wish to congratulate all those who participated for the creative ways they use their web sites to reach their constituencies. Look for details in upcoming issues or on the LJ website for details on the next netConnect Library Web Site Awards in Spring 2003.