Awards & Grants

ALCTS and its sections honor librarians and information professionals for outstanding and potential achievement in serials, cataloging, acquisitions, published scholarship, preservation, and general technical services librarianship.

Recipients are selected by award juries that are composed of their peers.

December 1 is the deadline for all award nominations.

Writing/Publishing

Edward Swanson Memorial Best of LRTS Award

ALCTS Outstanding Publication Award

Innovation

Outstanding Collaboration Citation

Ingram Coutts Award for Innovation in Electronic Resources Management

Personal Achievement

Ross Atkinson Lifetime Achievement Award

Hugh C. Atkinson Memorial Award

Paul Banks and Carolyn Harris Preservation Award

George Cunha and Susan Swartzburg Award

Esther J. Piercy Award

Margaret Mann Citation (outstanding service)

The HARRASSOWITZ Award for Leadership in Library Acquisitions Award (acquisitions)

Ulrich’s Serials Librarianship Award (continuing resources)

Presidential Citation (special service to ALCTS)

Achievement for Newer Professionals

First Step Award, a Wiley Professional Development Grant

Jan Merrill-Oldham Professional Development Grant

For Professionals in Developing Countries

Online Course Grant (given for each scheduled ALCTS Web Course)