Applications Sought for Shirley Olofson Memorial Award

Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)

October 2, 2016

(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL President)

Are you looking for funds to help pay for your trip to ALA’s 2017 Annual Conference in Chicago, IL? Apply by Wednesday, December 14, for the NMRT Shirley Olofson Memorial Award, and you may receive a $1,000 check to help defray the cost of attendance.

Applicants must meet the following requirements.

  • be a member of ALA and NMRT (New Member Round Table)
  • be active in the library profession
  • show promise for activity in the area of professional development
  • have a valid financial need
  • have attended no more than five ALA annual conferences

To apply, go here. Please e-mail Alexandra Janvey ( if you have any additional questions

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