[Air-L] Call for Nominations: PCA/ACA Electronic Reference Award

Paul Booth pbooth81 at gmail.com
Sun Oct 7 07:40:22 PDT 2012

Apologies for the cross-posting

Now accepting nominations for the Popular Culture Association/American
Culture Association
2013 Electronic Reference Site Award

The Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association sponsors
this prestigious award each year along with literary and film awards.
This award recognizes the growth and importance of new academic
formats. Award winners will be announced at the PCA/ACA annual
convention in Washington, DC in 2013 and posted on the PCA/ACA website
at http://www.h-net.org/~pcaacca/ and on other appropriate websites,
and in other media forums. Recipients need not be present at the
conference to receive the award.

Submissions and Nominations Procedures:
The policies and procedures for the Electronic Awards are similar to
all the other awards with a focus on quality and relevancy.  The award
in a particular year would look at the submissions of websites created
over a three year period. The deadline for receipt of materials to be
considered is January 7, 2013.  The subjects of the site should be
relevant to Popular and American Culture.

The criteria for judgment by the committee would include: Quality of
research/scholarship, Use of hypertext/networking of electronic
medium, Use of Supplementary/Secondary Materials, Contribution to
Popular and American studies scholarship, Breadth of archived
material, Ease of searching, Updatability
For nominating sites for the PCA/ACA Best Electronic Reference Site
award, please contact Paul Booth at pbooth at depaul.edu. In your
nomination, please include the website address, the subject of the
site, and contact information for the nominator/nominate.
Self-nominations welcome.

Paul Booth, PhD
Assistant Professor of Media and Cinema Studies/Communication Technology
College of Communication
DePaul University
14 E. Jackson
Chicago, IL 60604

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