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Awards Program

Inspiring Others —

The Awards Program annually awards recipients for outstanding service to the profession. This program provides continuing education through scholarships, grants for future projects, and awards for distinguished service. It is our intent that all Award winners will share in their achievement by nominating colleagues or individuals for an award.

Prestige —

Recognition is made for individual achievement of high order in some area of librarianship. In addition, recognition and assistance are given to individuals and groups selected to conduct special studies or projects.   , 's highest honor, is conferred in recognition of outstanding contributions of lasting importance to libraries and libararianship. Honorary members are elected by the Council upon recommendation of the Executive Board.

The General Awards are administered by the ϲʿapp's Governance Office and are commonly referred to as  .  There are also awards, which include  ,   and   offered through various  divisionsoffices and  roundtables of the . (Award seals are available for some publications.)

Award Juries —

Serving on an Award Jury can be a rewarding experience. See the  Jury Information and Volunteer Form for more information. A copy of the   can be seen here.

Winners of Awards for individual achievement constitute a "Hall of Fame for Librarianship." For more information on award winners, go to the specific award for a listing of winners.