Novelist's Margaret E. Monroe Library Adult Services Award

About the Novelist's Margaret E. Monroe Library Adult Services Award
To honor a librarian who has made significant contributions to library adult services.

Administered by:

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Award and Frequency

The award consists of $1,250, sponsored by Novelist, and a citation presented to a librarian who has made significant contributions to library adult services.

*Monetary award amounts are subject to change without notice and are contingent upon donor funding supplied at the time the award is presented. Questions about these awards should be directed to the committee chairperson or to Leighann Wood, RUSA awards program coordinator, at lwood@ala.org.

This award is given out on an annual basis.

Eligibility

The individual may be practicing librarian, a library and information science researcher or educator, or a retired librarian who has brought distinction to the profession's understanding and practice or services for adults.

Application Instructions

To nominate a librarian, download and complete the nomination form (PDF format), and follow the submission instructions therein. Questions should be directed to the committee chair.

Contact Information

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Selection Criteria

The criteria for "significant contributions" will be judged by such factors as publications, leadership, measurable effectiveness of programs, influence on others, and creative and innovative concepts.