ALA-APA seeks SirsiDynix-ALA-APA Award nominees

Contact: Jenifer Grady



For Immediate Release

October 24, 2005

ALA-APA seeks SirsiDynix-ALA-APA Award nominees

CHICAGO - The American Library Association-Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA) is seeking nominations for the second annual SirsiDynix-ALA-APA Award for Outstanding Achievement in Promoting Salaries and Status for Library Workers. The application deadline is December 1, 2005.

The $5,000 award is given to an individual, group of individuals, or an institution that has made an outstanding contribution to improving the salary and status of library workers in a local, regional, or national setting. The major requirement is that the nominee's achievement(s) has been notable. The recipient will be recognized at the ALA-APA Networking Breakfast at the ALA Annual Conference

To apply online, visit Self-nominations are accepted. The jury will consider only the first three letters of support. All nominations should be submitted electronically. Supplemental materials may be faxed to 312-944-6131, Attn: SirsiDynix Award, or mailed to: SirsiDynix Award, ALA-APA, 50 East Huron, Chicago, IL 60611.

Peter McDonald, Syracuse University (NY), is jury chair.

The ALA-APA Dynix Award Jury and employees of the SirsiDynix Corporation are not eligible for this award. The SirsiDynix Corporation is a leading provider of information technology to libraries and consortia worldwide.

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