2018 Recipient, Yi Han
Yi Han is Head of Research and International Student Library Services at the Paul V. Galvin Library at the Illinois Institute of Technology. She oversees the library research and instructional services, and assessment of instructional programs. Also serving as the international student library liaison, her responsibilities include providing outreach services, designing instruction programs, and planning activities and events for international students. Yi obtained her MILS from Dominican University in 2010. Her professional interests include instructional service assessment, instructional design, innovative research service, open educational resources, outreach services to underserved population and international librarianship. She currently serves on the ALA Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) Award Committee and the IACRL Membership Committee (2017-2019) and Conference/Continue Education Committee (2017-2019).
The Innovative Library Classroom Travel Grant helps someone from an underrepresented and/or marginalized group attend the conference by providing financial assistance. Underrepresented and/or marginalized groups are identified in accordance with the ALA’s Office of Diversity recruitment resources.