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Academic/Research Librarian of the Year Award

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian to Recognize
Excellence in Library Development and Librarianship

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Foundation / Corporation

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American Library Association (ALA) - Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL)

Deadline Date:

12/04/20 Receipt

Description:

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Award of $5,000 to a USA, Canada, or International librarian to acknowledge contributions to the field of library services. The purpose of the award program is to honor librarians for their remarkable achievements in librarianship or library development. Contributions to the field may include, but are not limited to, model library programs, publications, influential research, and service to the organized profession.

This award recognizes and honors achievement in such areas as:
  • Service to the organized profession through the Association of College and Research Libraries and related organizations
  • Significant and influential research on academic or research library service
  • Publication of a body of scholarly and/or theoretical writing contributing to academic or research library development
  • Planning and implementing a library program of such exemplary quality that it has served as a model for others

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 174848

Number of Grants:

1

Estimated Size of Grant:

Plaque and $5,000 award

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Members of the library profession may be nominated for significant national or international contributions to academic or research librarianship and library development.

Pre-Application Information:

Nomination submission deadline is December 4, 2020.

Electronic submissions through the online nomination form are required. Individuals may nominate themselves or others.

All letters of support should be compiled by the nominator and uploaded through the nomination form as a single PDF. Applications are kept in the award pool for three years. Applications may be updated each year, as long as they are received by the award deadline.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Online nomination form: http://www.ala.org/acrl/awards/achievementawards/acrllibrarian/nominate

Questions or requests for assistance in compiling a nomination should be directed to:

Dennis Clark, Chair
dennistclark@gmail.com

Or contact:
Chase Ollis, Staff Liaison
collis@ala.org

ALA American Library Association
50 E. Huron St.
Chicago IL 60611
800.545.2433

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International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.

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