Gale Cengage Learning Award for Excellence in Business Librarianship

About the Gale Cengage Learning Award for Excellence in Business Librarianship This award is given to recognize an individual who has made a significant contribution to business librarianship.

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Award and Frequency

The Gale Cengage Learning Award for Excellence in Business Librarianship presents a citation and $3,000 cash.

*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

Self-nominations are accepted.

Application Instructions

To submit a nomination, download and complete the nomination form, and follow the submission instructions therein. Questions should be directed to the committee chair.

Contact Information

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Selection Criteria

Applicants for this award will be evaluated based on their contribution to the field of business librarianship. These contributions may include, but are not limited to: authorship of a seminal book or articles in business librarianship; development of an imaginative and successful program centered around business within a library; teaching business librarianship in a particularly creative and substantive manner; and displaying strong leadership in a professional association geared to business librarianship.