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 […]
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American Library Association
The scholarship is designed to encourage the entry of qualified persons into the library and automation field who plan to follow a career in that field; who demonstrate potential in and have a strong commitment to the use of automated systems in libraries; and who are qualified members of a principal minority group (American Indian […]
This award is intended to provide recognition and monetary support for dissertation research employing exemplary research design and methods. It is restricted to research designs that have been approved by the doctoral candidate’s dissertation committee and that are about to be employed or are in the initial stage of use. Completed research is not eligible […]
The Tom and Roberta Drewes Scholarship supports library staff members pursuing an ALA accredited Master’s Program.
The Miriam L. Hornback Scholarship supports staff currently working in a library during his/her ALA accredited MA Program.
The ALSC Bound to Stay Bound Books Scholarship supports those who pursue an MLS or advanced degree and who plan to work in the area of library service to children. This work may be serving children up to and including the age of 14 in any type library.
The Frederic G. Melcher Scholarship supports students who intend to pursue an MLS degree and who plan to work in the area of library service to children. This work may be serving children up to and including the age of 14 in any type library.
Given for the best unpublished manuscript on a topic in the area of libraries and information technology written by a student or students enrolled in an ALA-accredited library and information studies graduate program. The article can be written on any aspect of libraries and information technology, including digital libraries, metadata, authorization and authentication, electronic journals […]
The purpose of the 3M/NMRT Professional Development Grant is to encourage professional development and participation by new ALA members in national ALA and NMRT activities. Applicants must be personal ALA/NMRT members who are working within the territorial United States. Award considerations: (1) The applicant’s ability or initiative to attend future national conferences if finances are […]
The Library Research Round Table of the American Library Association announces the Jesse H. Shera Award for Distinguished Published Research for the previous year. The LRRT Shera Award Committee will judge the entries for the competition. Guidelines All entries must be research articles published in English during the calendar year. Articles may be nominated by […]