Awards (Professional Recognition)

School librarians invited to apply for $5,000 humanities programming prize

CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office is now accepting nominations for the 2015 Sara Jaffarian School Library Program Award for Exemplary Humanities Programming.

School libraries, public or private, that served children in grades K-8 and conducted humanities programs during the 2013-14 school year are eligible. The winning library will receive $5,000.

AASL awards showcase the best in transformative teaching and learning

CHICAGO  Applications for the American Association of School Librarians’ (AASL) 2015 awards season are now available using AASL’s online awards application. AASL members are encouraged to nominate a colleague or themselves to be lauded for their outstanding talent and dedication to the profession as part of this prestigious program.

ALSC now accepting applications for 2015 Baker & Taylor Summer Reading Grant

CHICAGO — The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) and the Grants Administration Committee are now accepting online applications for the 2015 ALSC/Baker & Taylor Summer Reading Grant. This $3,000 grant, made possible by Baker & Taylor, is designed to encourage reading programs for children in public libraries, while recognizing ALSC members for outstanding program development.

Each applicant will be judge on the following:

ALCTS 2015 Ross Atkinson Award nominations sought

CHICAGO Nominations are being accepted for the 2015 Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) Ross Atkinson Lifetime Achievement Award.  The deadline for nominations is Nov. 19.

ALSC now accepting applications for 2015 Maureen Hayes Author/Illustrator Award

CHICAGO — The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) and the Grants Administration Committee are now accepting online applications for the 2015 Maureen Hayes Author/Illustrator Award. This $4,000 award, made possible by an annual gift from Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing in honor of Maureen Hayes, brings together children and nationally recognized authors/illustrators by funding an author/illustrator visit to a library.

Nomination period now open for ASCLA awards recognizing service to profession and outstanding service to special populations

CHICAGO — The Association for Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA) is accepting nominations for its 2015 awards program, including the Leadership and Professional Achievement Award, the Exceptional Service Award, the Cathleen Bourdon Service Award, the ASCLA/KLAS/NOD Award and the Francis Joseph Campbell Medal. The deadline for submissions is Feb. 8, 2015.

These awards recognize accomplishments in the following areas:

Search begins for ALCTS 2015 Professional Recognition Awards nominations

CHICAGO  Nominations are being accepted for the 2015 Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) awards for professional achievement. The three awards honor individuals whose work represents the finest achievements in research, collaboration, creative work, leadership and service in the fields of cataloging and classification and acquisitions and for outstanding promise. 

ALCTS 2015 Preservation Awards nominations sought

CHICAGO  Nominations are being accepted for the 2015 Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) preservation awards.

ALCTS seeking 2015 Continuing Resources Awards candidates

CHICAGO  Nominations are being accepted for the 2015 Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) awards for outstanding achievement and promise in the field of serials and continuing resources.  The awards are presented by the Continuing Resources Section of ALCTS.  One award honors an individual who shows outstanding promise in the field of serials, while the other recognizes an individual whose work

ALCTS seeking 2015 Innovation Awards nominations

CHICAGO  Nominations are being accepted for the 2015 Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) awards for innovation and collaboration. ALCTS presents two awards to honor individuals and/or groups whose work represents the finest achievements and leadership in collaboration and innovation. 

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