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Jan Richards to receive ALIA’s H C L Anderson Award

The Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) will present the H C L Anderson award to Central West Libraries NSW manager Jan Richards.

Richards will be presented with the award at ALIA National next year, in recognition of her outstanding service to the industry domestically and internationally. Richards is also chair of the ALIA Public Libraries Advisory Committee, and former chair of the IFLA Standing Committee on Public Libraries.

The H C L Anderson Award is ALIA’s highest honour that can be bestowed on an ALIA associate member. It commemorates H C L Anderson, principal librarian of the Free Public Library of New South Wales, 1893–1906.

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