APLA Merit Award

Nominations for the 2018 APLA Merit Award are now being accepted.

Presented at the Banquet during the Annual Conference, the APLA Merit Award honours an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to library services in the Atlantic Provinces.

Some of the contributions that might be considered in selecting a person for this award are; leadership in library associations at the local, regional and provincial levels; contributions to the development, application and utilization of library services and library systems; significant contribution to library literature. Here is the list of the past recipients of the Merit Award. 

Nominations, including documentation of the nominee's achievements and letters of support, should be submitted by March 31, 2018 to:

Suzanne van den Hoogen
APLA Past President
Public Services Librarian
St. Francis Xavier University
Antigonish, NS
B2G 2W5

P: 902-867-4535
F: 902-867-5153
E: svandenh@stfx.ca