Excellence in Academic Libraries Award

Sponsored by YBP Library Services

Award Background

YBP Library Services provides funding for an Excellence in Academic Libraries Award Program to recognize an outstanding community college, college, and university library each year. This award is to recognize the accomplishments of librarians and other library staff as they come together as members of a team to support the mission of their institution. YBP Library Service's gift of $12,000 provides a $3,000 gift to each of the three winning libraries and $3,000 to support travel by an ACRL officer to the three award ceremonies.

More Information

Submission Deadline: Friday, December 5, 2014

For guidelines, check our Guidelines page.

For answers to frequently asked questions, refer to our FAQ page.

Previous Recipients

Past Awardees
Date
University Library
College Library
Community College Library
ACRL Recognizes Winners
2014

Cal Poly State University
•  Application (PDF)

Lafayette College
•  Application (PDF)
Illinois Central College
•  Application (PDF)
 
2013

Villanova University
•  Application (PDF)

Rollins College
•  Application (PDF)
Walla Walla Community College
•  Application (PDF)
 
2012 Grand Valley State University
•  Application (PDF)

Champlain College
•  Application (PDF)

Seattle Central Community College
•  Application (PDF)
 
2011 Wake Forest University
•  Application (PDF)
Grinnell College
•  Application (PDF)
Santa Barbara City College
•  Application (PDF)
 
2010 Indiana University Bloomington
•  Application (PDF)

Elmhurst College
•  Application (PDF)

Bucks County Community College
•  Application (PDF)
 
2009 University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
•  Application (PDF)

Hollins University
•  Application(PDF)

Moraine Valley Community College
•  Application (PDF)
 
2008

McMaster University
•  Application (PDF)

Carleton College
•  Application

Pasadena City College
•  Application

PDF of ad from Chronicle, May 30, 2008
2007

Georgia Institute of Technology
•  Application (PDF)

Trinity University
•  Application

Hostos Community College/CUNY
•  Application
•  Press Release (PDF)

PDF of ad from Chronicle, August 30, 2007
2006

Rochester Institute of Technology Libraries
•  Application
•  Award Ceremony

Augustana College
•  Application
•  Press Release

No Recipient PDF of ad from Chronicle, March 31, 2006
2005

University of Virginia
•  Application
•  Press Release

Mount Holyoke College
•  Application
•  Press Release

Pierce College
•  Application
•  Winner's Report

PDF of ad from Chronicle, March 25, 2005
2004

University of Washington
•  Application
•  President's Letter
•  Invitation to Award Ceremony

Hope College
•  Application
•  Press Release
•  Award Presentation

Richland College
•  Application

PDF of ad from Chronicle, April 2, 2004

2003

Loyola University New Orleans
•  Application
•  Provost Letter

Baruch College
•  Application

City College of San Francisco
•  Application
•  Award Presentation

PDF of ad from Chronicle, April 18, 2003

2002

Cornell University Library
•  Application

Oberlin College Library
•  Application

Anne Arundel Community College
•  Application

PDF of ad from Chronicle, March 7, 2003

2001

University of Arizona
•  Application

Earlham College
•  Application

Austin Community College
•  Application

PDF of ad from Chronicle, April 20, 2001

2000

North Carolina State University Libraries
•  Application

Wellesley College Library
•  Application

The College of DuPage Library
•  Application