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LIRT Innovation in Instruction Award

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Library to
Acknowledge Contributions to Information Literacy Instruction

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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American Library Association (ALA) - Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT)

Deadline Date:

01/15/19

Description:

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Award of $1,000 and a $500 travel stipend to a USA, Canada, or International library to acknowledge contributions to the development and augmentation of information literacy instruction. The award is available to both academic and non-academic libraries. Preference will be given to low-cost creative and practical programs, rather than scholarships, that can be duplicated in other locations.

The award will be given to a library that has done one (or more) of the following:

- Revamped its public instruction program in response to a new technology, an assessment report, etc.
- Initiated a public program that utilizes best practices of instruction in combination with new methods of delivery.
- Created an original type of instruction, e.g., team-taught interdisciplinary research sessions, a novel form of outreach, etc.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 166586

Estimated Size of Grant:

Award winners will receive a $1,000 cash award, a plaque, and a $500 travel stipend to be used to attend the ALA Conference.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The award is open to all types of libraries, academic and non-academic alike.

One member of the library nomination group needs to be a librarian.

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline for this year's award nominations is January 15, 2019. The award winner will be notified following the ALA Midwinter Conference, no later than February 15, 2019. The award will be presented at the 2019 ALA Annual Conference.

Self-nominations are welcome.

For more on the Award and Selection Process, Rubric: http://www.ala.org/lirt/awards

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

For questions or assistance in completing a nomination packet, please contact:

Beth Fuchs
LIRT Awards Committee Chair
beth.fuchs@uky.edu  

Send all LIRT Innovation in Instruction Award nomination materials to:

Joshua Vossler
jvossler@lib.siu.edu

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Geographic Focus:

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

Israel

International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.