LIRT (Library Instruction Round Table)

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The mission of the Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) is to provide a forum for discussion of activities, programs, and problems of instruction in the use of libraries; to contribute to the education and training of librarians for library instruction; to promote instruction in the use of libraries as an essential library service, and to serve as a channel of communication on library instruction between the ALA divisions, ALA and ACRL committees, state clearinghouses, Project LOEX, other organizations concerned with instruction in the use of libraries, and members of the Association.

Learn more about LIRT on the ALA website.

Reminder: ALA Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) Awards Nominations Due January 15, 2015

  • 1.  Reminder: ALA Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) Awards Nominations Due January 15, 2015

    Posted Nov 17, 2014 07:47 AM

    The 2015 Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) Awards nomination period is now open until January 15, 2015.  


     The Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) is now accepting nominations for two awards created to recognize excellence in information literacy and instruction. 


     The LIRT Librarian Recognition Award will be presented to an individual librarian in appreciation for her/his contributions to the field, while the LIRT Innovation in Instruction Award will be given to a Library that demonstrates innovation in support of information literacy and instruction.


    The awards will be presented at the ALA Annual Conference.  Award winners will receive a $1,000 cash award, a plaque, and a $500 travel stipend to be used to attend the ALA Annual Conference. Awards are sponsored by the Library Instruction Roundtable.


    Recipients will be honored at the 2015 ALA Annual Conference in San Francisco. 


     For full details on how to apply for or nominate an individual/library for these awards, please see: http://www.ala.org/lirt/awards