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, The David Cohen/EMIERT Multicultural Award recognizes recent articles that include significant new research related to the understanding and promotion of 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.

    This award will be offered again in 2016.  If you would like to nominate someone please fill out the form, by December 1, 2015 at:  https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/1796145 

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