Penny Minton Beile, the UCF librarian, received the Distinguished Education and Behavioral Sciences Librarian Award. An exceptional academic librarian, every year, who displays outstanding dedication, achievement and contributions in the field of education or behavioural sciences in nationally recognised. Beile is to receive a plaque as well as a US $2,000 prize for her accomplishment on June 26, during the 2010 American Library Association's Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. Beile has been employed by UCF since 1998. She also works with the USF's School of Library and Information Sciences as an instructor. Beile plays an active role in the Education and Behavioral Sciences Section, a division of the American Library Association. In 2007 she served as a member of the National Forum on Informational Literacy's ICT Policy Council.