Southern Oregon University's Lenn and Dixie Hannon Library Named 2004 Federal Depository Library of the Year
The U.S. Government Printing Office has named Southern Oregon University's Lenn and Dixie Hannon Library as the winner of its second annual Federal Depository Library of the Year Award. The award provides special recognition for a library that furthers the goal of the Federal Depository Library Program by ensuring that the American public has free access to its Government's information through:
- Outstanding service to meet the Federal government information needs in the library's service area
- Creativity and innovation in developing specific community programs for use of Federal government information or a dramatic increase in their community's usage of Federal government information
- Leadership in creating public service programs that can be emulated by other Federal Depository Libraries
In presenting the award, Public Printer Bruce James noted that "The Lenn and Dixie Hannon Library staff members have been described as having amazing energy and tireless passion for their work and we at the GPO agree. The library is public-service driven, committed to creative and innovative programs and dedicated to providing access to Government information to the citizens of Oregon through its partnership with the GPO."