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EMIERT Distinguished Librarian Award

  • 1.  EMIERT Distinguished Librarian Award

    Posted Jan 20, 2023 03:50 PM
    The EMIERT Distinguished Librarian Award recognizes significant accomplishments in library services that are national or international in scope and that include improving, spreading, and promoting multicultural services in libraries. Persons in the library world are eligible to be considered for the award based on outstanding achievement and leadership in serving the community by significant collection building and outreach services, and/or developing creative multicultural materials and programs. The emphasis here is multicultural/multiethnic as distinguished from multilingual. The Award will consist of a certificate and a monetary award to be determined, and will be presented at the ALA Annual Conference during the EMIERT Chair's Program.


    Self-nominations are accepted.

    Submitted materials should include the completed nomination webform and a copy of the nominee's resume or curriculum vitae. Submit a nomination

    The 2023 award application deadline is Friday, January 25, 2023,. Deliberations will occur around ALA LibLeanX and the Award will be presented at the 2023 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago, Illinois. at the EMIERT Chair's Program.  The award consists of a plaque and monetary award. 


    For assistance, please contact Kevin D. Strowder with the ALA Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services at

    Emily Bergman
    Campus Librarian
    The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
    Los AngelesCA