Federal and Armed Forces Library Round Table Award Nomination Call- application deadline: January 31, 2018

Nominations are accepted between each year for the four FAFLRT awards to be presented at the ALA Annual Conference. Deadline for nomination is January 31, 2018  We are accepting nominations for:

The FAFLRT Distinguished Service Award recognizes a FAFLRT member for outstanding and sustained contributions to FAFLRT.

The FAFLRT Achievement Award recognizes an individual for achievement in the promotion of library and information service and the information profession in the Federal community. Those nominated need not be members of FAFLRT.

FAFLRT Rising Stars Initiative, highlights the achievements of those new to the profession. Rising Stars are those people who display a passion for the profession, both at work and via volunteer or association activities.  Rising Star candidates must:

  • Be a FAFLRT member in good standing
  • Work in a federal or armed forces library or government information management setting
  • Have graduated from an MLS/MLIS program five years ago or less
  • Been a professional librarian or information manager for five years or less

Adelaide del Frate Conference Scholarship Award is available to any current Library Science Student and provides $1000.00 to defray the cost of attending the American Library Association Annual Conference.

You can self-nominate for any award, but the Conference Scholarship Award requires a recommendation from a professor at your University.


FAFLRT Awards Chairperson

Kathleen Hanselmann mary.k.hanselmann@usace.army.mil

M Kathleen Hanselmann

US Army Corps of Engineers

Chief, Library Operations Branch

7701 Telegraph Ave

Alexandria, VA  22315