secondary school specialist, Office of Young Adult Services, New York Public Library


Miss Simpson will use the award to study the effects of the increased student use of public libraries on services to young adults in teh public library; to record the steps taken by individual public library systems to meet this pressure; to try to determine changes that may be developing in administration and organization, purpose, and policy in young adult work, and to try to evalutate these changes.

Awards Won

Title Year
Dutton-Macrae Award for Advanced Study in the Field of Library Work with Children and Young People

Designed to give the recipient an opportunity for formal or informal study of some aspect of the field that will be beneficial both to the person and to library service.

This award was reestablished in 1952 by Mr. Elliot B. Macrae of E.P. Dutton Company and given to the A.L.A. as part of its centennial celebration.

1961 - Winner(s)