The Justin Winsor Library History Essay Award is presented by the Library History Round Table of the American Library Association annually to recognize the best essay written in English on library history. The award is named in honor of the distinguished nineteenth-century librarian, historian, and bibliographer who was also ALA’s …

2019 Lib Tech Conference

The 12th annual Library Technology Conference will be held March 20-21, 2019, on the campus of Macalester College in St. Paul, MN.   The LibTech Conference provides an opportunity for library professionals to come together to discuss the changing technologies that are affecting how users interact with libraries and to …

2019 CALA Scholarship

The Chinese American Library Association (CALA) offers several scholarship opportunities which are designed to encourage professional and leadership development in Chinese American librarianship. They are open to full-time students of Chinese heritage who are currently enrolled in an ALA-accredited master’s or doctoral program of library and information science at an …

Application now open for Institute for Research Design in Librarianship 2019

We are issuing a call for applications for the Institute for Research Design in Librarianship (IRDL) 2019. We are seeking novice librarian researchers who are employed by academic libraries or are librarians in a research setting, in the United States to participate in the Institute. We define “novice” broadly; if …

LC-CEAL Cataloging Internship Program deadline extended!

Please see below for the LC-CEAL Cataloging Internship Program 2019. The application deadline has been extended to Dec. 14, 2018.  Encouraged by the number of applications, strong support of our library community, and the successful completion of the internship program in recent years, the Committee on Technical Processing and the …

Reminder about the AALL Emerging Leader Award Call for Nominations

Just a quick reminder that AALL is accepting nominations for the Emerging Leader Award. This award recognizes newer members who have made significant contributions to the profession and have demonstrated the potential for leadership and continuing excellence. Selection criteria include: The nominee must be a member in good standing of …

National Library of Medicine recruiting for Associate Fellows, 2019-2020

Positions: National Library of Medicine Associate Fellows The NLM Associate Fellowship Program offers a fellowship for recent library science graduates with a formal curriculum including library operations, research and development, intramural and extramural research, development and lifecycle of the NLM web-based products and services and the extensive outreach and education …

2019 Innovative Librarians Award

Imagine this: You’ve sat through hours of LIS education, came up with a game-changing, innovative idea for public libraries, but don’t know what to do with it. Sound familiar? The Innovative Librarians Award will help you use your idea to solve problems for modern public libraries.We’re looking for ideas that …