David Cohen Multicultural Award (HISTORICAL)

About the David Cohen Multicultural Award
To encourage as well as recognize articles of significant new research and publication that increases understanding and promotes multiculturalism in libraries in North America. Works published within the last two years preceding the award application deadline shall be eligible to receive the award. The publication shall demonstrate advances in understanding multicultural issues in libraries.

Administered by:

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Award and Frequency

Annual $300 award.
This award is not currently being given out.

Contact Information

John Amundsen (Staff Liaison, June 30, 2013, to July 1, 2017) - jamundsen@ala.org
Work Phone: 312-280-2140
Fax: (312) 280-3256
American Library Association
50 E Huron St
Chicago, IL 60611-2788

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Selection Criteria

The Award recipients will be selected based on the following specific criteria:
 
    * Relationship of publication to the purpose of the Award
    * Validity of cultural representation
    * Extent to which publication bridges cultures
    * Demonstrated significance of publication and its impact
    * Accuracy of text
    * Originality