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Isadore Gilbert Mudge Award

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for
Extraordinary Contributions to Reference Librarianship

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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American Library Association (ALA) - Reference and User Services Association (RUSA)

Deadline Date:

01/05/18

Description:

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Award of $5,000 to a USA, Canada, or International individual to recognize outstanding contributions to reference librarianship. Eligible contributions may involve a constructive and imaginative program in a library; inspirational and creative teaching; authoring significant articles or books in the reference field; active participation in professional associations devoted to reference services; or leadership in other noteworthy professional activities.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 176026

Number of Grants:

1

Estimated Size of Grant:

This award presents a monetary prize of $5,000 and a citation.

Monetary award amounts are subject to change without notice and are contingent upon donor funding supplied at the time the award is presented.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Nominations are accepted on behalf of individuals who have contributed to the field of reference librarianship.

Pre-Application Information:

The award nomination period runs October 1, 2017 through January 5, 2018

Timeline:
-Nomination period opens, press release/news is publicized: October 1, 2017
-Calls for nominations: October through January
-Nomination period closes: January 5, 2018
-Virtual Meetings for Awards: October through January
-ALA Midwinter Meeting – Denver, CO: February 9-13, 2018
-Winners selected: At or before Midwinter
-Media Profiles and W-9 (for cash awards) due: Immediately after MW
-Winners announced by RUSA Office: March-April
-Monetary prize awards processed: March, April, May
-ALA Annual Conference – New Orleans, LA: June 21-26, 2018

Nomination forms and resources may be found here:
https://www.rusaupdate.org/resources/where-can-i-find-awards-documents-nomination-form-media-profile-etc/

Contact Information:

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

Brian E. Coutts, Committee Chair
Brian.Coutts@wku.edu

The nomination period announcement begins September 1 where it will be publicized on social media, RUSA list servs, an ala.org press release, RUSA Weekly Bulletin and RUSA Update News.

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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.