Nominations sought for Bogle Pratt International Travel Fund

Contact: Delin R. Guerra

ALA International Relations

For Immediate Release

October 9, 2007

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. The $1,000 award 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, 2008.

The Bogle Pratt Internationl Travel Fund award is given 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 on the Web at or by contacting the International Relations Office by phone: 800-545-2433, ext 3201 or e-mail: Nominations should be sent to: International Relations Office, American Library Association, 50 East Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611-2795, fax: (312) 280-4392 or e-mail: