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Charge: Explores the concept of contemplative pedagogy in librarianship through demonstrating modes of integrating contemplative practices into library instruction and research life.
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  • 1.  2024 ALA LIRT Awards

    Posted Dec 19, 2023 12:53 PM

    In this season of gifts and gratitude, consider gifting someone else or yourself the honor of a LIRT Awards submission!  

    The ALA LIRT (Library Instruction Round Table) welcomes your submissions for two awards created to recognize excellence in information literacy and instruction. Submissions from all types of libraries are encouraged. Winners will receive a $1,000 award, a plaque, and a $500 stipend to be used to attend the 2024 ALA Annual Conference. 

    • The LIRT Librarian Recognition Award honors a practicing librarian for their contributions to information literacy and instruction.  

    • The LIRT Innovation in Instruction Award honors a library for their innovative approach to information literacy and instruction.  

    Submissions will be accepted until January 15, 2024. For full details on how to apply for these awards yourself or to nominate someone to receive them, visit the LIRT Awards site (  

    We look forward to receiving your submission! 

    On behalf of the LIRT Awards Committee, 


    Kelly Banyas
    Research & Instruction Librarian
    Washington College Miller Library