Foundation / Corporation
American Library Association (ALA) - Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS)
Award to a USA or Canadian librarian to acknowledge extraordinary accomplishments in their profession. These achievements should take place within the fields of classification or cataloging. In addition to the commendation, a $2,000 scholarship is donated to the U.S. or Canadian library school of the winner's choice.
Achievements to be considered include:
- Notable publications, such as an article, pamphlet, or book.
- Outstanding contribution to the activities of professional cataloging associations.
- Outstanding contribution to the technical improvement of cataloging and classification and/or the introduction of a new technique of recognized importance.
- Outstanding contribution in the area of teaching cataloging and classification.
Except in unusual circumstances, the achievement shall have culminated within the last five years.
GrantWatch ID#: 174846
A donation of $2,000 scholarship will be made to the U.S. or Canadian library school of the winner's choice.
Librarians may be nominated.
Nationality and professional association membership are not among the criteria. Current employees of OCLC are not eligible for the award.
The nomination shall include the formal statement of nomination with some rationale and a resume or narrative summary of the nominee's career and achievements. Nominations of those nominated in a given year but who are not selected for the citation that year will be forwarded to the following year's committee for automatic reconsideration. Further consideration beyond this requires renomination.
For nomination information, contact Gina Solares.
The award is presented during the American Library Association Annual Conference each year at the ALCTS Awards Ceremony and Membership Meeting.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Gina Solares, Chair of the Margaret Mann Citation Jury
American Library Association
50 E Huron St.
Chicago IL 60611
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