** Info for Nominations Committee Members **~ This is a 3-year commitment.~ Most of the work is done by email.~ The Nominations Chair will you send you a list of all the nominated titles, along with reviews, in late September.~ In a short time frame (2 weeks) you will return your list of 75, ranked in order of preference.~ All the nominating committee members' lists of 75 are compiled to become 75 semi-finalists for the Reader Panel to consider.
** Info for Reading Panel Members **~ This is a 3-year commitment.~ Most of the work is done by email. ~ You must be able to attend a 9:30-3:30 Saturday selection meeting in February in central Illinois. ~ Read 10 assigned titles, plus other nominated titles as time permits, and evaluate them. ~ Read reviews (provided for you) of all 75 semi-final nominated titles for the Lincoln Award. ~ You will receive your 10 assigned titles, the complete list of 75, and the reviews mid-October, and will have until early February to complete your reading/evaluations. ~ At the meeting you will participate with other members of the Reader Panel and Steering Committee in choosing the 20 final nominees.~ Preference is given to those who have served on the nominations committee.
For more information on the program, visit http://islma.org/lincoln.htm