Karen G. Schneider (MS '92), university librarian at Holy Names University,
Oakland, California, is the 2014 recipient of the American Library
Association (ALA) Elizabeth Futas Catalyst for Change Award. This award
is given biennially to an individual for making positive changes in the
profession of librarianship and consists of a 24K gold-framed citation
and $1,000 contributed by the Elizabeth Futas Memorial Fund of the
American Library Association.
"The 2014 Elizabeth Futas Catalyst for Change Award jury chose to
honor Karen G. Schneider for a career noted by risk taking, inspiring
and mentoring colleagues, and making opportunities for change...