Honorary Membership

About the Honorary Membership
Honorary membership may be conferred on a living citizen of any country whose contribution to librarianship or a closely related field is so outstanding that it is of lasting importance to the advancement of the whole field of library service. It is intended to reflect honor upon the ALA as well as upon the individual.

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1978 Recipient(s)

Frances Neel Cheney

Library Educator

Fred C. Cole

President, Council on Library Resources

William S. Dix

University Librarian, former ALA President