Friday, September 7, 2007

MTSU English professor wins ALA book award

MTSU English professor Carl Ostrowski has won the American Library Association’s Eliza Atkins Gleason Book Award for his monograph Books, Maps, and Politics: A Cultural History of the Library of Congress, 1783-1861.

Ostrowski book

Dr. Ostrowski previously won the ALA’s Donald G. Davis Article Award for his article, “James Alfred Pearce and the Question of a National Library in Antebellum America,” in Libraries & Culture, Vol. 35, No. 2, Spring 2000.

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