Recognizes outstanding dissertations in the general area of library history. Work must embody original research on a significant topic relating to the history of books, libraries, librarianship or information science. The biennial award is given in the odd numbered years. Entries are judged on: clear definition of the research questions and/or hypotheses use of appropriate source materials; depth of research; superior quality of writing; ability to place the subject within its broader historical context; and significance of conclusions.
Deadline: Check deadline
Funder: American Library Association
Award Type: Prize
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