ALA Annual 2015 IRRT schedule of meetings


The 2014 recipients of the ALA Presidential Citation for Innovative International Library Projects are:

  • The Jagodina Public Library in Serbia and its five village library branches,
  • The In-House Library Training Program Supporting Roma People at the Public Library Fran Galovic,’Koprivnica in Croatia,
  • The Topic Room iPad Application at the ZLB Library, Berlin in Germany, and
  • The Edge, State Library of Queensland in Australia.

Dr. Loriene Roy, ALA President in 2007-2008, created the ALA Presidential Citation for International Library Projects to promote the most innovative of these projects.

As ALA President Molly Raphael notes, “We have much to learn from our international colleagues.  The projects recognized by this citation draw attention to the creativity of librarians around the world in meeting the priorities of the communities they serve.  We are pleased to have the opportunity to celebrate the success of these model programs in other countries.”