Nominations sought for Bogle Pratt International Travel Fund

Contact: Delin R. Guerra
International Relations Office
For Immediate Release
November 17, 2006

Nominations sought for Bogle Pratt International Travel Fund

CHICAGO - The American Library Association (ALA) is accepting nominations for the 2007 Bogle Pratt International Travel Fund, sponsored by the Bogle Memorial Fund and the Pratt Institute School of Information and Library Science. An award of $1,000 is given to an ALA member to attend their first international conference. The nominee must have been an ALA member for one full year.

The deadline for nominations is January 1, 2007.

The award is in recognition of Sarah Comly Norris Bogle, a prominent U.S. librarian who made notable contributions to children’s librarianship, international library service and library education.

Application forms can be found at or by calling the International Relations Office at 800-545-2433, ext 3201. Email: Nominations should be sent to: International Relations Office, American Library Association, 50 East Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611-2795. Telephone: (312) 280-3201. Fax: (312) 280-4392. Email: