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Hugh C. Atkinson Memorial Award

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Academic Librarian
to Recognize Achievements in Advancing Library Services

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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American Library Association (ALA) - Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS), Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA), Library and Information Technology Association (LITA)

Deadline Date:

12/04/20

Description:

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Award to a USA, Canada, or International academic librarian to recognize achievements in advancing library services. Eligible nominees are employed by an IHE library or a nonprofit consortium. Nominees should demonstrate achievements that have contributed significantly to improvements in the areas of library automation, library management, and/or library development or research. Awardees receive a cash prize and a plaque.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 160081

Number of Grants:

1

Estimated Size of Grant:

Cash award and a plaque.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The nominee must be a librarian employed in one of the following during the year prior to application for this award:
- University, college, or community college library
- Nonprofit consortium, or a consortium comprised of nonprofits that provides resources/services/support to academic libraries

The nominee must have a minimum of five years of professional experience in an academic library or in a nonprofit consortium or a consortium comprised of non-profits.

Pre-Application Information:

Nomination submission deadline is December 4, 2020.

Electronic submissions through the online nomination form are required.

Applications are kept in the award pool for two 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/atkinsonmemorial/nominate

If you have questions, please contact:

Dale Poulter, Chair of the Atkinson Award Committee
dale.poulter@vanderbilt.edu

Chase Ollis, Staff Liaison
collis@ala.org

American Library Association
50 E Huron St.
Chicago IL 60611

Phone: 1-800-545-2433

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