Call for nominations: Ken Haycock Award for Promoting Librarianship

For Immediate Release
Mon, 11/11/2013

Contact:

Cheryl Malden
Program Officer
Governance
312-280-3247
cmalden@ala.org

CHICAGO — Do you know of an individual who has contributed significantly to the public recognition and appreciation of librarianship through professional performance, teaching and/or writing for the Ken Haycock Award for Promoting Librarianship?

The Ken Haycock Award for Promoting Librarianship began in 2004.  Former award recipients include Mary Dempsey (2007), former Chicago library commissioner, Michael Gorman (2010), former American Library Association president and Wendy Newman (2011), former Canadian Library Association president.   The award includes $1,000 and a gold-framed citation. 

ALA is currently accepting nominations for the Ken Haycock Award for Promoting Librarianship.  The online application is to be submitted to ALA by December 2, 2013.  Selection of the awardee will be made by the end of February 2014 and announced in early March 2014.  For additional information, contact, Award Jury Chair shali.zhang@mso.umt.edu  or Cheryl Malden, ALA Governance Office, cmalden@ala.org

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