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Awards for MnDOT Library


MnDOT Library has received four awards for recent efforts to conduct a return on investment study and to promote its redesigned space, updated resources, and increased outreach efforts. The plaques are proudly displayed in the Library.


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2014 Innovation Award

from the Special Libraries Association-Transportation Division

The Innovation Award recognized Sheila Hatchell for her work on the 2013 MnDOT Library Valuation/Return on Investment (ROI) Study Findings report.


2012 John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Award

The John Cotton Dana Award recognized the "Moving Knowledge" campaign. Out of the 8 libraries selected for 2012, MnDOT Library was the only “special library.” A booklet commemorating this award is available here (PDF 2.75 MB, 32 pp.).


2011 Innovation in Action Award

from the Special Libraries Association-Minnesota Chapter

The Innovation in Action Award recognized a project entitled "Extreme Makeover, Library Edition." This included a revitalization of the MnDOT Library space, staff's communications efforts and technology offerings.


2010 Award of Merit

from the Minnesota Association of Government Communicators

This Award of Merit was in the Visual Design category to recognize MnDOT Library for posters and a banner. Modern Design Group and Law Library Consultants, Inc., assisted this effort.



2012 John Cotton Dana

Library Public Relations Award

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