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Reminder: Nominations for ALA Library Instruction Round Table Awards Due Jan. 15

(via Beth Fuchs, University of Kentucky)

In this season of gifts and gratitude, consider gifting someone else or yourself the honor of a LIRT Awards submission!

The ALA LIRT (Library Instruction Round Table) welcomes your submissions for two awards created to recognize excellence in information literacy and instruction. Submissions from all types of libraries are encouraged. Winners will receive a $1,000 award, a plaque, and a $500 travel stipend to be used to attend the 2018 ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans, where the awards will be presented.

  • The LIRT Librarian Recognition Award honors a librarian for her/his contributions to information literacy and instruction.
  • The LIRT Innovation in Instruction Award honors a library for their innovative approach to information literacy and instruction.

Submissions will be accepted untilĀ January 15, 2018. For full details on how to apply for these awards yourself or to nominate someone to receive them, visit the LIRT Awards site (http://www.ala.org/rt/lirt/awards).

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