A $1,000 award and certificate for a library organization that has provided services for people with disabilities. The award recognizes an innovative and well-organized project which successfully developed or expanded services for people with disabilities. The award can be for a specific service(s) program or for a library that has made their total services more accessible through changing physical and/or attitudinal barriers. Original funding for this award was provided by Aetna U. S. Healthcare beginning in 2000 through the National Organization on Disability. Keystone Systems assumed sponsorship of the award in 2004.
The nomination form is available in both PDF and Word document formats. The deadline for 2014 award nominations is February 1, 2014.
The information above comes from the ALA office.
Has your library offered special services fro people with disabilities or do you know a librarian who has? Nominate someone today!