Award Descriptions

Morningstar Public Librarian Support Award
Annual award of $1,000 to support the attendance at Annual Conference of a public librarian who has performed outstanding business reference service and who requires financial assistance to attend the ALA Annual Conference.
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Emerald Research Grant Award
Two annual awards of $5000 to individuals or teams seeking support for business librarianship research.  The funds may be used at the discretion of the award recipients. Award recipient must be an ALA member or at least one member of a collaborative team must be an ALA member.
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Gale Cengage Learning Award for Excellence in Business Librarianship
The Gale Cengage Learning Award for Excellence in Business Librarianship is a citation and $3,000 cash award to an individual who has made a significant contribution to business librarianship.
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Gale Cengage Learning Student Travel Award
A $1,000 cash award given to a student enrolled in an ALA accredited master's degree program to attend the ALA Annual Conference and a one-year membership in the Business Reference and Services Section (BRASS) of RUSA. The applicant should have demonstrated interest in a career as a business reference librarian.
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