Find herewith the different types of Awards instituted by ALA and LA
Different Types of Awards Instituted by ALA and LA
- Melvil Dewey Award instituted by ALA for creative professional achievement.
- For outstanding reference work the award instituted by Library Association is Mc Colvin Medal.
- For outstanding indexthe award launched by Library Association, U.K is Wheatley Medal.
- Joseph W.Lippincott Award is presented to the Librarians for outstanding participation in professional Library association.
- For Outstanding contribution in the field of classification , FID instituted an award in honour of Dr.S.R.Ranganathan.
- Kaula Gold Medal, a major international award, is presented for outstanding contribution in librarianship and documentation.
- Clearance Day Award, instituted by ALA for promoting love for books and reading.
- Carnegie Medal instituted by Library Association for outstanding book for children.
- A citation and Medal awarded by ALA for outstanding contribution to Library service for blind is Campbell citation.
- Bester man Medal, lunched by Library Association for outstanding work in the field of bibliography.
- For achievement in cataloguing and classification ALA has instituted an award in honour of Margaret Manu.
- Aurianne Award, established in 1956, by ALA is awarded for Best book an animal life.
- A cash award presented to library school faculty for making important contribution to education for librarian ship is Beta Phi Mu Award.
- “Journal of information Science” is the journal for which ISI offers annually an award to the author for the best paper published.