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Subject: [ALA-WO:207] National Award Nominations & Health Awards for Libraries
ALAWON: American Library Association Washington Office Newsline
Volume 14, Number 127
Date: December 21, 2005
In This Issue: 1) IMLS National Award Nominations; 2) Health Awards for
1)IMLS National Award Nominations (due February 15,2006)
Is there a library or museum in your community that deserves national
recognition? The Institute of Museum and Library Services is currently
accepting nominations for the 2006 National Awards for Museum and
The National Awards for Museum and Library Service recognizes museums
and libraries that demonstrate a core commitment to public service
through innovative programs and active partnerships that address the
changing needs of the communities they serve. To read about the 2005
winners, please see: http://www.imls.gov/whatsnew/current/113005.htm.
The National Awards for Museum and Library Service is the nation's
highest honor for the extraordinary public service provided by these
institutions. An award ceremony will be held in Washington, DC for the
winning institutions, followed by celebrations in each recipient's own
community. In addition, each institution receives $10,000.
Any individual may submit a nomination for libraries and museums of all
sizes and types. To be considered, nominees must submit all required
information by February 15, 2006. For a nomination form and to learn
more about the awards, please access
http://www.imls.gov/grants/museum/mus_nams.asp for museums and
http://www.imls.gov/grants/library/lib_nals.htm for libraries.
2)Health Awards for Libraries Applications(due January 31,2006)
The Health Awards for Libraries, to be presented in May 2006 at the
National Library of Medicine, are designed to mobilize the resources of
libraries to help citizens learn how to live healthy lifestyles and to
provide citizens with consumer health information. The 2006 NCLIS Health
Awards will recognize libraries that excel in providing these resources.
One $20,000 prize and nine $1,000 honorable mentions will be awarded.
For more information and to apply:
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