H.W. Wilson Library Periodical Award (HISTORICAL)

About the H.W. Wilson Library Periodical Award Presented annually to a periodical published by a local, state, or regional library, library group, or library association in the United States or Canada which has made an outstanding contribution to librarianship.

Donated by the H.W. WIlson Company

Administered by:

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Award and Frequency

A certificate and $250

This award is not currently being given out.


This excludes publications of ALA, CLA, and their divisions.

Contact Information

Cheryl Malden (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2005, to June 30, 2030) - cmalden@ala.org
Work Phone: (312) 280-3247
Fax: 312 944-3897
American Library Association
225 N Michigan Ave Ste 1300
Chicago, IL 60601-7616

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Selection Criteria

All issues for the calendar year prior to presentation of the award will be judged on the basis of sustained excellence in both content and format, with consideration being given to puropse and budget.