Jay Bhatt Receives the Homer Bernhardt Distinguished Service Award
April 29, 2010 Jay Bhatt, the librarian for engineering, received the Homer I. Bernhardt Distinguished Service Award from the American Society for Engineering Education Engineering Libraries Division.
Each year at the ASEE Annual Conference, the Engineering Libraries Division presents an award to an outstanding librarian. Bhatt will be recognized for his work that contributes greatly to the advancement and development of excellence in the engineering aspect of the library.
Bhatt was nominated by the Drexel community. As read in his nomination letter, his colleagues believe that “his record in reaching out to many constituencies, promotion of information literacy, authoring original papers, collaborations on presentations, mentoring others and technical work attest to his advancement and development of excellence in engineering libraries. Bhatt was “enthusiastically nominated for the award based on his record of contributions and service to ASEE, ELD, his colleagues throughout the world, the many engineering students he has taught and the engineering library profession as a whole."