Library Instruction Round Table accepting awards nominations

For Immediate Release
Fri, 11/13/2015

Contact:

Beatrice Calvin

Manager, Professional Development

Office for Human Resource Development & Recruitment (HRDR)

American Library Association

3122804280

bcalvin@ala.org

CHICAGO — The American Library Association's (ALA) Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) is now accepting nominations for two awards created to recognize excellence in information literacy and instruction.  The deadline to apply is Dec. 31, 2015.

The LIRT Librarian Recognition Award will be presented to an individual librarian in appreciation for her/his contributions to the field, while the LIRT Innovation in Instruction Award will be given to a Library that demonstrates innovation in support of information literacy and instruction. Award winners will receive a $1,000 cash award, a plaque and a $500 travel stipend to be used to attend the ALA 2016 Annual Conference in Orlando.

Recipients will be honored at the 2016 ALA Annual Conference.  Awards are sponsored by the Library Instruction Roundtable.

For full details on how to apply for or nominate an individual/library for these awards, please see: http://www.ala.org/lirt/awards.

The ALA Office for Human Resource Development and Recruitment is the liaison to the Library Instruction Round Table.