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Instruction Section Miriam Dudley Instruction Librarian Award

Award to a USA Librarian to Recognize Contributions
to Instruction in a College or Research Library

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Foundation / Corporation

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American Library Association (ALA) - Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL)

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Award of $1,000 to a USA librarian to recognize the outstanding work of an individual who has contributed to the enhancement of instruction in a research or college library. In addition to the cash prize, the awardee will also receive a plaque.


Nominees should have achieved a substantial record of accomplishment in one or more of the following areas:

  • Exhibits extraordinary, consistent leadership of an academic instruction program in a library environment that has broad demonstrable impact on other programs, professionals, or institutions
  • Production of a body of research and publication that has a demonstrable impact on the concepts and methods of teaching and learning in the library profession
  • Sustained an outstanding participation in organizations, at the regional or national level, devoted to the promotion and enhancement of teaching and learning in a library environment
  • Consistent and effective mentorship and/or professional development of other library professionals in the pursuit and support of teaching and learning in the library environment

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 174850

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Estimated Size of Grant:

A plaque and a $1,000 cash award

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Individual librarians are eligible.

Nominees will be judged on an individual basis. This award cannot be given to a pair or group of individuals.

Pre-Application Information:

Nomination Deadline: December 6, 2019

Electronic submissions through the online nomination form are required.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Online nomination form:

Questions or requests for assistance in compiling a nomination should be directed to:
Meghan Sitar
University of Michigan

American Library Association
50 E Huron St.
Chicago, IL 60611

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