EMIERT Multicultural Awards


The EMIERT Distinguished Librarian Award and the David Cohen/EMIERT Multicultural Award

EMIERT offers two awards to encourage and recognize multiculturalism in libraries and the library profession. For more information about the awards, including nomination forms, please follow the links:

  • The EMIERT Distinguished Librarian Award, recognizes significant accomplishments in library services that are national or international in scope and that include improving, spreading, and promoting multicultural services in libraries. Nominees must have a Master’s of Library Science degree from an ALA accredited institution.   Nominations closed January 9th, 2015.  The winner will be announced in Spring of 2015.
  • The David Cohen/EMIERT Multicultural Award, which encourages and recognizes articles of significant new research and publication that increases understanding and promotes multiculturalism in libraries in North America. This award will be offered again in 2016.

For more information, please contact:

EMIERT Awards Committee Chair

Hazel Walker
East Carolina University
Teaching Resource Center
Joyner Library
Greenville, NC 27858-4353
T. 252-328-4994