Achievement in Library Diversity Research

About the Achievement in Library Diversity Research Each year the Diversity Research Grant Advisory Committee seeks to recognize an individual for advancing research that informs diversity, equity and outreach efforts in Library and Information Science by honoring them with an Achievement in Library Diversity Research designation. Achievement is defined as a body of published work or a groundbreaking piece whose dissemination advances our understanding of or sparks new research in the areas of diversity, equity and outreach. Entries are not limited to peer reviewed, scholarly publication. We welcome open access and other forms of published dissemination. Nominations are accepted year-round and an honoree will be selected from the pool of nominees received by October 1 

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Award and Frequency

Annual plaque and complimentary ALA Midwinter Meeting registration.  
This award is given out on an annual basis.

Eligibility

Achievement is defined as a body of published work or a groundbreaking piece whose dissemination advances our understanding of or sparks new research in the areas of diversity, equity and outreach.

Applicant Responsibility

Awardees typically provide remarks and moderate the presentation of works in progress for currently funded Diversity Research Grants at the ALA Midwinter Meeting News You Can Use Diversity Research Update. 

Application Instructions

If you would like to nominate an individual for this honor, please complete the nomination form at http://www.ala.org/research/larks/honoring-excellence-achievement-librar...

Contact Information

Dr. Leslie Campbell Hime (Chair, June 30, 2015, to July 1, 2017)
Gwendolyn Prellwitz (Staff Liaison, January 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018) - gprellwitz@ala.org
Work Phone: (312) 280-5048
Fax: (312) 280-3256
American Library Association
50 E Huron St
Chicago, IL 60611-2788

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