Ingenta Research Award (HISTORICAL)

About the Ingenta Research Award
The Ingenta Research Award is given annually by the Library Research Round Table of the American Library Association to support research projects about acquisition, use, and preservation of digital information.

Administered by:

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Award and Frequency

Annual award of up to $6,000 for research and up to $1,000 for travel.
This award is not currently being given out.


Applications are welcome from practicing librarians, faculty and students at schools of library and information science, and independent scholars.  Open to non-US researchers.

Applicant Responsibility

Authors retain the right to present and publish their findings where they choose. Ingenta reserves the right to post an abstract about the project on their website.

Contact Information

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Selection Criteria

The Ingenta Award Jury will evaluate applications on the basis of the following criteria:
   1. Appropriateness of the proposed project to understanding of seeking and use of digital information.
   2. Significance of the problem.
   3. Design of the study.
   4. Qualifications of the investigator(s).
   5. Realism of the timetable.