ALA Award & Notable Seals
Sales & Permissions
Seals representing ALA's youth media awards, Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction, Booklist Editors' Choice and Top of the List, and ALA Notable Books are available for purchase in packages of 24, or in bulk. Electronic images of the seals are also available. See prices and policies, below.
Packages of 24 each of the following seals are available through the ALA Graphics catalog or the ALA Online Store:
- Andrew Carnegie, Fiction and Nonfiction (Booklist/RUSA)
- Batchelder (ALSC)
- Belpré (ALSC)
- Booklist Editors' Choice
- Booklist Top of the List
- Caldecott (ALSC)
- Carnegie (ALSC; available only in bulk, see below)
- Coretta Scott King (EMIERT)
- Edwards (YALSA)
- Excellence in Nonfiction (YALSA)
- Geisel (ALSC)
- Morris (YALSA)
- Newbery (ALSC)
- Notable (ALSC)
- Odyssey (ALSC/Booklist/YALSA)
- Printz (YALSA)
- Schneider (ALA)
- Sibert (ALSC)
- Steptoe (EMIERT)
- Stonewall (GLBTRT)
- Wilder (ALSC)
Contact the ALA Online Store, or call 1-866-746-7252 (phone), 1-770-280-4155 (fax), international callers: 1-312-944-6780
Mailing address: PO Box 932501, Atlanta, GA 31193-2501
Pressure sensitive seals are available in bulk. They are packaged 1,000 to a roll, and sold only in multiple units of one thousand (1,000).
Price: $175/1,000 seals
ALA offers the following volume discount prices:
- 10,000–19,999 seals = $0.155/each
- 20,000–25,000 seals = $0.145/each
- more than 25,000 seals = $0.125/each
- more than 1,000,000 seals = $0.115/each
For example: the price for 10,000 seals would be $1550.00.
For bulk sales for Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction, contact Mary Jo Bolduc, 312-280-5416 or email email@example.com.
Permission to Reprint
Arrangements can be made through ALA's Rights and Permissions office for publishers/producers who want permission to reproduce the appropriate seal on a paperback edition, book jacket, audio or video cassette, for compact disc cover copies, etc.
Price for use of transparency or EPS Image: $100 per 1,000 copies printed/produced
Arrangements can also be made through ALA's Rights and Permissions office to print seal images on signage, display materials, and/or other items. A commercial use fee applies. For all questions regarding award image rights contact firstname.lastname@example.org or Mary Jo Bolduc, 312-280-5416 or 312-944-8741 (fax).
Policies Relating to Seal Use
All Award Seal and Notable Seal images, Award names and Notable names (the “Trademarks”), and any all rights therein including all trademark, copyright and other proprietary rights therein, are solely and exclusively owned by ALA. You may not download, copy, reproduce, distribute, replicate, retransmit, edit, modify, link, excerpt, display or otherwise make use of the Trademarks at any time unless you have obtained the express prior written permission of ALA.
Publisher may use the full cover of the award-winning title with the Award Seal on it in advertising, marketing, and promotion as long as the full cover is shown. Seals may not be used as a stand-alone feature in any advertising, marketing, or promotion.
Seals may only be placed on the media that originally won the award. For example, a video of a Newbery-winning book should not carry a Newbery seal.