IS Innovation Award

About the IS Innovation Award
This annual award recognizes a project that demonstrates creative, innovative, or unique approaches to information literacy instruction or programming.

Administered by:

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Award and Frequency

An annual award of $3,000 and a certificate.
This award is given out on an annual basis.

Eligibility

Academic librarians or academic project teams that include an academic librarian are eligible to receive the award. Recipients must have implemented their project in an academic or research library or through the aegis of a professional library organization no more than two years prior to the nomination submission deadline.

Application Instructions

Nominations must include a description of the innovative project, a letter supporting the innovative project, and sufficient supporting documentation for the committee to understand the purpose, content, impact, and innovative aspects of the program.

E-mail the nomination to IS Innovation Award Co-Chairs, Susanna Maria Eng-Ziskin, California State University-Northridge, T: (818) 677-4679, E-mail: susanna.eng@gmail.com and Lori DuBois, Williams College, T: (413) 597-4614, E-mail:  ldubois@williams.edu.

Note: Electronic submissions are required.   Send the project by e-mail, and make it available via the Web, if possible.

Contact Information

Susanna Maria Eng-Ziskin (Chair, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Chase Ollis (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015) - collis@ala.org
American Library Association
50 E Huron St
Chicago, IL 60611-2788

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Selection Criteria

Projects nominated for the award should demonstrate recognized creativity, quality, and innovation within the context of national trends in information literacy instruction or programming.