For immediate release | November 25, 2013

Nominations sought for Bogle Pratt International Travel Fund Award

CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) is accepting nominations for the 2014 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 Jan. 1, 2014.

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 on the Bogle Pratt site or by calling the International Relations Office at (800) 545-2433, ext. 320. 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



Delin Guerra

Program Officer

International Relations Office