Gale Cengage History Research and Innovation Award
Award and Frequency
Winner will receive a citation and up to $2500.
Award will be given to an MLS degreed librarian from an ALA accredited school.
Nominations and questions should be directed to the committee chair.
- The value of the proposed research. All applicants should provide persuasive evidence that the proposed project has practical and/or scholarly value to the history librarianship community. The proposal should be as explicit as possible about the current state of knowledge of the subject, state the proposed objective(s), and tell what accomplishment of the project will achieve.
- The methodology to be used. The research design should be outlined as specifically as possible and should demonstrate why (and where) travel is necessary, if that is proposed.
- The feasibility of the project.
- The applican'ts qualifications.
- Project timeline.
A wrap-up report submission to the History Section Executive Board is required upon completion of the project. Publication of the results is encouraged.