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 …

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 …

IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2019 Call for Poster Sessions

Are you involved in an interesting project, new service or application of technology? Does your work represent a major change or impact your users and thereby contribute to the achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals? Would you like to share, discuss and network with others about your work. …

LibTech Scholarships Announcement

Library Technology Conference Scholarship Program The Library Technology Conference will be awarding up to 10 scholarships to attend the 2019 conference. The goal of these scholarships is to promote library technology proficiency and awareness through attendance at the conference. These scholarships are available to first-time attendees to the conference who …

MLA Scholarship for Minority Student

The Medical Library Association (MLA) is calling all qualified candidates to apply for the 2019 MLA Scholarship for Minority Students. MLA wants to support your excellence in scholarship and potential for accomplishment in health sciences librarianship. The scholarship is for up to $5,000 plus one year of student membership in …

Apply for the 2019 Activist-in-Residence Program

The UCLA Asian American Studies Center and the Institute on Inequality and Democracy at UCLA Luskin are proud to jointly announce the 2019 UCLA Activist-in-Residence Program. >> Applications are being accepted now through November 2 <<   With a shared commitment to advance democracy through research and  alliances with civil …