*2014 APLA Advocacy Award*

The APLA Executive has launched a $500.00 APLA Advocacy Award to recognize
exemplary library promotion and advocacy. Libraries, groups and individuals
are invited to submit applications outlining the following details:

-The title of the advocacy initiative, promotional project, community
partnership or outreach initiative
-A brief summary including the scope, target audience, implementation,
outcome, relevance and effectiveness of the project or program (max. 250
-Name and contact information including address, e-mail, and work phone

Applications will be reviewed by the Advocacy Awards Committee and must be
submitted by March 31, 2014. The Awards Committee, which will consist of
the APLA Advocacy Interest Group and a member of the APLA Executive, will
evaluate submissions based on the following criteria: originality,
relevance and effectiveness.

The Award will be presented at the APLA 2014 Conference *Step into the
Spotlight*. The Conference will be held in Moncton, New Brunswick from June
3-6, 2014.

To apply, or for more information about the Award, please contact:

Melissa Scanlan
Academic Librarian (contract)
Vaughan Memorial Library
Acadia University
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