Feb. 1 deadline for ALA/Information Today, Inc. Library of the Future Award

For Immediate Release
Tue, 01/07/2020


Cheryl Malden

Program Officer


American Library Association



CHICAGO — The 2020 application process for the ALA/Information Today, Inc. Library of the Future Award is open.

This award honors an individual library, library consortium, a group of librarians, or support organization for innovative planning for, applications of, or development of patron training programs about information technology in a library setting. The annual award consists of $1,200 and a gold-framed citation of achievement.

Application criteria should include benefit to clients served; benefit to technology information community; impact on library operations; public relations value; and impact on the perception of the library or librarian in the work setting and to the specialized and/or general public. The deadline for applications is February 1, 2020.

The application form can be found at: http://www.ala.org/tools/alainformation-today-inc-library-future-award-application.