Frederick G. Kilgour Award for Research in Library and Information Technology

About the Frederick G. Kilgour Award for Research in Library and Information Technology
The purpose of this award is to bring attention to research relevant to the development of information technologies, especially work which shows promise of having a positive and substantive impact on any aspect of the publication, storage, retrieval and dissemination of information, or the processes by which information and data is manipulated and managed.

Administered by:

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Award and Frequency

An annual award of $2,000 and an expense paid trip to the ALA Annual Conference (airfare and two nights lodging).
This award is given out on an annual basis.

Application Instructions

Nominations will be accepted from any member of the American Library Association. Nominating letters should briefly address how the research is relevant to libraries; is creative in its design or methodology; builds on existing research or enhances potential for future exploration; and/or solves an important current problem in the provision of information resources. In addition, a complete curriculum vita and a copy of several seminal publications by the nominee must be included. Nominees may be asked to submit additional information to theĀ Frederick G. Kilgour Award Committee. Preference will be given to completed research over works in progress.

Send nominations to the current chairperson of theĀ Frederick G. Kilgour Award Committee.

Contact Information

Mark A. Beatty (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015) - mbeatty@ala.org
American Library Association
50 E Huron St
Chicago, IL 60611-2788

Valerie Edmonds-Merritt (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2008, to June 30, 2015) - vedmonds@ala.org
Work Phone: (312) 280-4269
Fax: (312) 280-3257
American Library Association
50 E Huron St
Chicago, IL 60611-2788

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