EMIERT Multicultural Awards

The EMIERT Distinguished Librarian Award and the David Cohen/EMIERT Multicultural Award

EMIERT offers two awards to encourage and recognize multiculturalism in libraries and the library profession. For more information about the awards, including nomination forms, please follow the links:

  • The EMIERT Distinguished Librarian Award recognizes significant accomplishments in library services that are national or international in scope and that include improving, spreading, and promoting multicultural services in libraries. Nominees must have a Master’s of Library Science degree from an ALA-accredited institution.

  • The David Cohen/EMIERT Multicultural Award, The David Cohen/EMIERT Multicultural Award recognizes recent articles that include significant new research related to the understanding and promotion of multiculturalism in libraries in North America. Works published within the last two years preceding the award application deadline shall be eligible to receive the award.