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CODES Louis Shores Award

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual,
Group, or Organization for Reviewing Books for Libraries

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

Deadline Date:

01/05/18 Receipt


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Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual, editor, group, organization, or review medium for extraordinary work in reviewing books or other media for libraries. Winners of this award will receive a citation.

Nominees will be selected based on at least one, and preferably more than one, of the following criteria:

1. The contribution is significant to the profession.
2. The contribution serves an active role in the development of collections of all kinds.
3. The contribution serves as a model for others.
4. The contribution is innovative and/or advances the role of reviews in selection and collection development.

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GrantWatch ID#: 176027

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Award winners receive a citation.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Individual reviewers, groups, editors, review mediums, or organizations may be nominated.

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

Contact Information:

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

Nominations should be sent to:

Neal Wyatt, Committee Chair

American Library Association
50 E Huron St.
Chicago IL 60611

Phone: 1-800-545-2433

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