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Award to a USA or Canada Individual or Research Team for Outstanding Public Library Services

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ALISE / Connie Van Fleet Award for Research Excellence in Public Library Services to Adults

Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE)

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Agency: Foundation

GrantWatch ID #161233

Grant Description

Award of $1,000 to a USA or Canada individual or research team for excellence in service to a public library. The award will recognize the outstanding research the individual or team has contributed and the significant impact this has made. Research covers the areas of cultural programming; reference services; genre fiction; literacy; readers’ advisory; services to special adult populations such as people with disabilities, minority groups, and older adults; and related areas.

As well as the monetary award, the winner will be presented at the ALISE Annual Conference with a plaque. The winner will present a summary/assessment of the work in the area of the award at the ALISE Annual Conference.

Proposals will be judged on the following criteria:
- Appropriateness to the purpose and eligibility of the award.
- Completeness of the application.
- The significance of the research.
- The originality of the research.
- Impact (potential or actual) on research or practice.
-The quality of the research design.
- Research track record of the nominee.
- Strength of letters of support

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Eligibility:

  • Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The award is to recognize an individual or a research team for outstanding research contribution in the field of public library services to adults. Adults are defined as persons aged 18 and above.

The award is intended to be for achievements that have a significant impact in the field and is based on recent and/or previous research for which contributions have recently been recognized.

Persons involved in library and information science research are eligible for the award. The award is to be made for individual or research teams, not organizations. Persons should be members of ALISE to be eligible.

Pre-Application Information:

Nominations may come from any source, including self-nominations.

Additional Funding Information:

Number of Grants:

1

Estimated Size of Grant:

$1,000

Contact Information:

Apply online: https://www.conftool.pro/alise2017/index.php?page=login

Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE)
2150 N 107th St., Suite 205
Seattle WA 98133

206-209-5267 Office
206-367-8777 Fax
office@alise.org

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