Dr. Maurice J. Freedman
Westchester Library System
410 Saw Mill River Road
Ardsley, New York 10549
tel:  +1 914-231-3223    fax: +1 914-674-4185
e-mail:  freedman@wlsmail.org


    HIGHLIGHTS OF AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

    • 1999 Headliner Award
      “In recognition of your professional leadership and contribution to the Westchester Community”
      The award was presented by the Association for Women in Communications, Westchester Chapter, June 2, 1999.
    • United States Information Agency [sponsor], USIA-Africa Library Fellows Conference, “Information for Democracy in Africa”
      Keynote Speaker and Resource Person
      Sixteen African nations were represented. Cape Town, South Africa, May 10-13, 1999
    • United States Information Agency, Academic Affairs Specialist
      Consultant for the National Library of Latvia and other Latvian research libraries regarding the implementation of an information technology program. Also lectured on libraries and IT. May, 1998.
    • The Global Information Village
      Speaker at a conference in Rabat, Morocco, June 4-5, 1997.
    • Myron S. Isaacs Community Services Award
      “For having displayed a consistent and outstanding courage and integrity in defense of the First Amendment”
      Presented by the Westchester Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union, May 26, 1997.
    • United States Information Agency, Academic Affairs Specialist
      Consultant for the Pusan (Korea) National University Library; emphasis in technology, collection development and building planning. Also lectured to and met with public librarians.
    • United States Information Agency, Academic Affairs Specialist
      Served as a library technology consultant for academic , research and public libraries in Kenya; gave lectures at various libraries; and delivered a paper at the Kenya Library Association Annual Seminar. 1988.
    • United States Information Agency, American Participant Program
      Lectured and consulted on library technology in American libraries in Turkey, Czechoslovakia, and Italy. 1984.
    • Library and Technology Association of the American Library Association
      Award for Achievement in Library and Information Technology, 1980.
      The award citation reads:
      In recognition of his distinguished leadership in the library technology field, his profoundly humanistic approach to the use of technology, and his accomplishments in the field through speaking, writing and teaching. His contributions to the library profession in general and to library automation in particular are well recognized by his colleagues and attested by the results he has achieved.
    • Library of Congress, Outstanding Library School Graduate, Special Recruit Internship
      Specially selected for Library of Congress Special Recruit Internship. 1965.
    • Beta Phi Mu
      Library science honorary society. 1965.