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 words)
-Name and contact information including address, e-mail, and work phone number


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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