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Hugh C. Atkinson Memorial Award

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian for
Extraordinary Achievements in Enhancing 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:

12/01/17

Description:

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Award to a USA, Canada, or International librarian, employed by a nonprofit or institution of higher education, to acknowledge extraordinary work in enhancing library services. Nominees should demonstrate achievements that have greatly contributed to the improvement of library management, library automation, or library research and development, even those involving risk-taking. Awardees will 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:

Submission Deadline: December 1, 2017

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.

Send nominations to:

Chase Ollis, Program Coordinator
Email: collis@ala.org

If you have questions, please contact the Chair of the Atkinson Award Committee, Theresa Byrd, E-mail: tsbyrd@sandiego.edu or Chase Ollis at the above email address.

American Library Association
50 E Huron St.
Chicago IL 60611

Phone: 1-800-545-2433

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Israel

International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.