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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Library to Acknowledge Contributions to Information Literacy Instruction

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USA: AlabamaAlaskaArizonaArkansasCaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelawareFloridaGeorgiaHawaiiIdahoIllinoisIndianaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMarylandMassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouriMontanaNebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew York CityNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaOhioOklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaRhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennesseeTexasUtahVermontVirginiaWashington, DCWashingtonWest VirginiaWisconsinWyoming

USA Territories: American Samoa (USA)Guam (USA)Puerto Rico (USA)Virgin Islands (USA)Northern Mariana Islands (USA)

USA Compact Free Associations: The Federated States of Micronesia (USA)  Marshall Islands (USA)  Republic of Palau (USA)

Canada: AlbertaBritish ColumbiaManitobaNew BrunswickNewfoundland and LabradorNorthwest TerritoriesNova ScotiaNunavutOntarioPrince Edward IslandQuebecSaskatchewanYukon

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LIRT Innovation in Instruction Award

American Library Association (ALA) - Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT)


Agency: Foundation

GrantWatch ID #166586

Grant Description

Award of $1,000 and a $500 travel stipend to a USA, Canada, or International library to acknowledge contributions to the development and augmentation of information literacy instruction. The award is available to every type of library. Preference will be given to low-cost creative and practical programs, rather than scholarships, that can be duplicated in other locations.

The award will be given to a library that has done one (or more) of the following:

  • Revamped its public instruction program in response to a new technology, an assessment report, etc.
  • Initiated a public program that utilizes best practices of instruction in combination with new methods of delivery.
  • Created an original type of instruction, e.g., team-taught interdisciplinary research sessions, a novel form of outreach, etc.

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Eligibility:

  • Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Innovation in Instruction Award is given to any type of library.

Only one member of the library nomination group needs to be a librarian.

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline for this year's award nominations is January 15, 2023. The award winner will be notified following the ALA LibLearnX Conference in January, no later than February 15, 2023.

The award will be presented at the ALA Annual Conference.

Self-nominations are welcome.

Additional Funding Information:

Estimated Size of Grant:

Award winners will receive a $1,000 cash award, a plaque, and a $500 travel stipend to be used to attend the ALA Conference.

Contact Information:

Submit nominations to: wfinley@niu.edu

If you have questions or require assistance in completing a nomination packet, please contact the LIRT Awards Committee Co-chair: Wayne Finley at the above email address.

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