Polaris Innovation in Technology John Iliff Award

About the Polaris Innovation in Technology John Iliff Award
The PLA Polaris Innovation in Technology John Iliff Award recognizes the contributions of a library worker, librarian, or library that has used technology and innovative thinking as a tool to improve services to public library users.  The purpose is to encourage innovative user-oriented thinking and practical solutions using technologies old and new.

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Award and Frequency

An annual awards consisting of $1,000 and a plaque.
This award is given out on an annual basis.

Eligibility

Members of the current Polaris Innovation in Technology John Iliff Award Jury are ineligible to receive the award.

Application Instructions

 

To submit a nomination for this award, please visit the PLA Awards Online Application.

PLA will forward the nominations to the current chair of the Polaris Innovation in Technology John Iliff Award Jury. PLA reserves the right to extend the application deadline.

Contact Information

Julianna Kloeppel (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016) - jkloeppel@ala.org
Work Phone: 312-280-5026
Fax: (312) 280-5029
American Library Association Public Library Association
50 E Huron St
Chicago, IL 60611-2788

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Selection Criteria

This award will be presented to a library worker, librarian, or library that has used technology and innovative thinking to improve library services.