Kendrick named ACRL Librarian of Year

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood resident Kaetrena Davis Kendrick, associate librarian at the University of South Carolina-Lancaster Medford Library, has been named the 2019 Association of College and Research Libraries’ (ACRL) Academic/Research Librarian of the Year.


The award recognizes an outstanding member of the library profession who has made a significant national or international contribution to academic/research librarianship and library development.

Kendrick will receive a $5,000 award during the ACRL 2019 Conference in Cleveland in April.

“Kaetrena is a fully engaged and dedicated professional with her finger on the pulse of some of the most relevant and significant issues in academic librarianship today,” said Jennifer L. Fabbi, chair of the ACRL Academic/Research Librarian of the Year Award Committee and dean of the California State University-San Marcos University Library.

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