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Congratulations Elmhurst College!
From ACRL: The A.C. Buehler Library at Elmhurst College is the winner of this year's "ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Award" in the college category. Elmhurst College impressed the selection committee with its strategic planning initiatives and focus on student engagement." Buehler Library demonstrated an excellent program for outreach to classroom faculty and articulated the link between library planning and activities to the institution's strategic plan," Todaro noted. "The selection committee admired the integration of gaming into student engagement activities, along with the library's focus on student development programs and services.""We are delighted to have been selected for this year's award," said Susan Swords Steffen, Director of the Library at Elmhurst College. "We have been successful in creating an excellent library because everyone is committed to flexibility, risk taking, pitching in when and where they are needed and embracing new challenges and opportunities as they arise. I am proud and pleased to work with this fine group of library professionals who have worked hard to create an excellent library for the students and faculty of Elmhurst College: a library that is central to the life of the college and a model for small college libraries."