Foundation / Corporation
American Library Association (ALA) - Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT)
Award to a USA, Canada, or International librarian to recognize outstanding contributions to the support, advancement, and development of information instruction and literacy. Nominations will be considered and awards issued based on any of the following factors:
-Contributions to library literature on topics related to instruction/information literacy. These contributions can consist of both formal and informal publications (peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, blog postings, newsletter contributions, etc.) Non-traditional forms of publishing will be considered.
-Key role in the creation of an instruction/information literacy program or project that has shown potential for wide-spread sharing and replication.
-Impactful participation within professional organizations at local, regional, national, and/or international levels that are devoted to the support and promotion of library instruction and information literacy in any type of library.
GrantWatch ID#: 166583
Award winners will receive a $1,000 cash award, a plaque, and a $500 travel stipend to be used to attend the ALA Conference.
The award is open to any librarian who participates in instruction/information literacy activities in any type of library. Instruction need not be the main focus of their position.
Self-nominations are welcome.
The deadline for this year's award nominations is January 15, 2018. The award winner will be notified following the ALA Midwinter Conference, no later than February 15, 2018.
The award will be presented at the ALA Annual Conference.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Beth Fuchs, LIRT Awards Committee Chair
American Library Association
50 E Huron St.
Chicago IL 60611
USA: Alabama; Alaska; Arizona; Arkansas; California; Colorado; Connecticut; Delaware; Florida; Georgia; Hawaii; Idaho; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Montana; Nebraska; Nevada; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New Mexico; New York City; New York; North Carolina; North Dakota; Ohio; Oklahoma; Oregon; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Utah; Vermont; Virginia; Washington, DC; Washington; West Virginia; Wisconsin; Wyoming
USA Territories: American Samoa (USA) Guam (USA) Puerto Rico (USA) Virgin Islands (USA) Northern Mariana Islands (USA)
USA Compact Free Associations: The Federated States of Micronesia (USA) Marshall Islands (USA) Republic of Palau (USA)
Canada: Alberta British Columbia Manitoba New Brunswick Newfoundland and Labrador Northwest Territories Nova Scotia Nunavut Ontario Prince Edward Island Quebec Saskatchewan Yukon
International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.