YALSA Presidential Citation

About the YALSA Presidential Citation To highlight excellence among members of YALSA as well as library supporters who have provided outstanding service to the association or profession of young adult librarianship.

Administered by:

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Award and Frequency

The citation may consist of a plaque, letter, or object of recognition. No monetary award will be connected with the citation.

at the discretion of the president basis.

Application Instructions

Nominations may be submitted to the YALSA Board of Directors at any time.

Contact Information

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Selection Criteria

The citation may be given to an individual or group that meets one or more of the following criteria:

  • Significant impact on the association or the profession
  • Strategic and compelling advancement of the association or profession
  • Exemplary or innovative service
  • Levels of effort well beyond normal volunteer commitment and leadership
  • Accomplishments are significant and don't meet the criteria of other YALSA awards