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Library faculty Tom Larsen wins $3,000 award to work in Vietnam

Date: 08/20/2012
Tom Larsen, Library faculty, has been awarded a grant from the Library Education Assistance Foundation for Vietnam (LEAF-VN) for $3,000 to conduct cataloging training in a new program in Vietnam. Larsen will travel in Fall 2012 to Vietnam and conduct a one week training program for the cataloging staff of an academic or public library. “[The award] provides us the opportunity to recognize outstanding cataloging and training skills while providing Vietnamese libraries the opportunity to benefit from the expertise of an outstanding cataloger,” said Ms. Lien Huong Fiedler, President of LEAF-VN. LEAF-VN is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping the Vietnamese people achieve excellence in education by providing assistance in developing the country's library systems and services.

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