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John Iliff Award

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Library, Librarian,
or Library Worker for Technology that Improved Services

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Public Library Association (PLA) - Innovative

Deadline Date:

12/06/19 11:59 PM CT

Description:

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Award of $1,000 to a USA, Canada, or International library, librarian, or library worker who has implemented technology and innovation that has improved services for public library patrons. This award is intended to promote creative and practical solutions, using both old and new technologies.

The PLA John Iliff Award, sponsored by Innovative, (formerly the Polaris Innovation in Technology John Iliff Award) honors the life and accomplishments of John Iliff, early adopter and champion of technology in public libraries.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 176575

Number of Grants:

1

Estimated Size of Grant:

The award provides a $1,000 honorarium, a plaque, and a bouquet of roses for the workplace. The cash award honors the recipient's efforts, while the roses sent to the work place honor the environment that helped nurture the recipient's innovation.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

This award will be presented to a library worker, librarian, or library that has used technology and innovative thinking to improve library services.

Members of the current John Iliff Award Jury are ineligible to receive the award.

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline to apply for PLA 2020 Service Awards and Grants is December 6, 2019 at 11:59 PM Central.

PLA Award Juries will select winning submissions and PLA will announce results February 2020. Award winners will be recognized at the 2020 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago, IL.

How to apply: http://www.ala.org/pla/awards/apply

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online:
http://cs.ala.org/pla/plaawards/login.cfm

pla@ala.org
800-545-2433, ext. 5752

American Library Association
50 E. Huron St.
Chicago, IL 60611

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