2023 I Love My Librarian Award Recipients

January 19, 2023 David Free 0

Congratulations to academic librarians Kathryn Blackmer Reyes, Tara Coleman, and David Ettinger on being among the recipients of the 2023 I Love My Librarian Award. Honorees are exceptional librarians from academic, public and school libraries who were nominated by patrons nationwide for their expertise, dedication and profound impact on the people in their […]

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ACRL Awards Process Implementation Task Force Update

November 30, 2022 Erin Ellis 0

ACRL has long honored outstanding contributions to the profession through its annual awards program. In 2020, the Board deemed that changes occurring within the Association and across the professional landscape warranted a review and a pause to the program while those transformations took place. Earlier this year, the ACRL Board […]

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Apply for ALA’s Carnegie-Whitney Grant by November 4

September 27, 2022 David Free 0

The ALA Publishing Committee’s Carnegie-Whitney Grant provides a grant of up to $5,000 for the preparation of print or electronic reading lists, indexes or other guides to library resources that promote reading or the use of library resources at any type of library. Funded projects have ranged from “A Resource […]

2023 I Love My Librarian Award Nominations Due September 30

September 23, 2022 David Free 0

The September 30, 2022, nomination deadline for the I Love My Librarian Award is fast approaching! The I Love My Librarian Award encourages library users to recognize the accomplishments of exceptional public, school, college, community college, or university librarians. Ten outstanding librarians will receive $5,000 and the honor of a lifetime, including […]

2023 I Love My Librarian Award Nominations

July 14, 2022 David Free 0

Nominations are open through September 30, 2022, for the I Love My Librarian Award. The I Love My Librarian Award encourages library users to recognize the accomplishments of exceptional public, school, college, community college, or university librarians. Ten outstanding librarians will receive $5,000 and the honor of a lifetime, including being celebrated […]

2022 I Love My Librarian Award Recipients

January 11, 2022 David Free 0

Congratulations to academic librarians Shamella Cromartie, William C. Gibbons, and George D. Oberle on being among the recipients of the 2022 I Love My Librarian Award. ALA received more than 1,300 nominations from library users for this year’s award, which demonstrates the breadth of impact of librarians across the country. Hundreds of nominations […]

ACRL Awards Review and Survey

October 14, 2021 Chase Ollis 0

At its January 2021 meeting, the ACRL Board of Directors approved a proposal to pause ACRL’s awards program and appointed a task force to undertake a critical review of the program and make recommendations for its future. This pause presents an opportunity to ensure all ACRL awards align with the […]

2021 I Love My Librarian Award Nominations Due Sept. 27

September 10, 2021 David Free 0

There’s still time to nominate your favorite College, Community College, or University librarian for the 2021 I Love My Librarian Award! The I Love My Librarian Award encourages library users to recognize the accomplishments of exceptional public, school, college, community college, or university librarians. Ten amazing librarians will receive $5,000 […]

2021 I Love My Librarian Award Nominations

June 24, 2021 David Free 0

Nominations are open through September 27, 2021, for the I Love My Librarian Award. The I Love My Librarian Award encourages library users to recognize the accomplishments of exceptional public, school, college, community college, or university librarians. Ten amazing librarians will receive $5,000 and the honor of a lifetime, including being […]