Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Election Information Professional of the Year 2010 has two winners.

Gert Meijdam, founder and owner of the business information company STIPP, Deventer, became the Information Professional of the Year in 2010, judged by a four-member professional jury. 

The prize this year has been issued for the fifth time, is set by Prissma, the largest division of NVB (Dutch society for professionals in the Library, Information and Knowledge Sector).Meijdam is founder and director-owner of the Deventer-based information company STIPP, he has managed to build an established name in the information world of profit (publishers, businesses) and nonprofit (public institutions, libraries, etc.).
(read more about Gert here in a Google -translate version of the official text)

The second prize was won by me! The "EBSCO Publieksprijs" as part of the election of the Information Professional of the Year 2010

This year for the second time the Audience award, a check for 1,000 euros sponsored by EBSCO Information Services. Internet peers could vote for one of the six nominees for the price Information Professional of the Year 2010. In total, more than 700 votes were issued and Guus van den Brekel, Medical Information Specialist and Coordinator Electronic Services of the Central Medical Library of the University Medical Center Groningen, was the winner of the "Audience Award" with 40% of the vote. Hans-Peter Meulenkamp of EBSCO Information Services congratulated me over the phone, as I was at the EAHIL2010 Conference in Estoril, Portugal at the time. 
See the YouTube video about it made by Wilma van den Brink

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