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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)
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#: 160081
Cash award and a plaque.
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.
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.
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
If you have questions, please contact the Chair of the Atkinson Award Committee, Theresa Byrd, E-mail: email@example.com or Chase Ollis at the above email address.
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