Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
Electronic Reference Site Award
The Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association sponsors this prestigious award each year along with literary and film awards. This award recognizes the growth and importance of new academic formats. Award winners will be announced at the PCA/ACA annual convention in Chicago, IL in 2014 and posted on the PCA/ACA website at http://www.h-net.org/~pcaacca/ and on other appropriate websites, and in other media forums. Recipients need not be present at the conference to receive the award.
Submissions and Nominations Procedures:
The policies and procedures for the Electronic Awards are similar to all the other awards with a focus on quality and relevancy. The award in a particular year would look at the submissions of websites created over a three year period. The deadline for receipt of materials to be considered is December 16, 2013 The subjects of the site should be relevant to Popular and American Culture.
The criteria for judgment by the committee would include: Quality of research/scholarship, Use of hypertext/networking of electronic medium, Use of Supplementary/Secondary Materials, Contribution to Popular and American studies scholarship, Breadth of archived material, Ease of searching, Updatability
For nominating sites for the PCA/ACA Best Electronic Reference Site award, please contact Paul Booth at firstname.lastname@example.org. In your nomination, please include the website address, the subject of the site, and contact information for the nominator/nominate. Self-nominations welcome.
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