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  • 1.  2024 ALA LIRT Awards

    Posted Sep 28, 2023 01:23 PM
    Edited by Kelly Banyas Sep 29, 2023 09:52 AM

    The ALA Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) welcomes your submissions for two awards created to recognize excellence in information literacy and instruction. Submissions from all types of libraries (public, school, special, academic) 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 or to nominate someone to receive them, please see the LIRT Awards site (  

    We look forward to receiving your submission! 

    On behalf of the LIRT Awards Committee, 


    Kelly Banyas (she/her/hers)
    Research & Instruction Librarian
    Washington College Miller Library