Stahr named Louisiana's Outstanding Academic Librarian
Contact: Rene Abadie
HAMMOND – Beth Stahr, head of reference at Southeastern Louisiana University's Sims Memorial Library, was the recipient of the 2012 Louisiana Library Association's Outstanding Academic Librarian Award.
The award – presented at the association's annual conference last weekend in Shreveport – is given to an individual who has made contributions to further the development of academic librarianship in the state. Stahr was recognized for her involvement in library organizations, her record of professional articles and presentations and her teaching experience.
Stahr is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Library Association and the American College and Research Libraries Association. A resident of Covington, she is a certified genealogist.
Stahr holds a bachelor's degree in engineering from Purdue University, a master's degree in library and information science from Syracuse University, and a master's in organizational communication from Southeastern.