The Progressive Librarians Guild
(PLG) announces the Miriam Braverman Award, intended to foster an awareness of
the social responsibility aspects of librarianship and to encourage
professional involvement by students.
The award is given annually for the
best student essay on some aspect of the social responsibilities of librarians,
libraries or librarianship. The winning entrant has his/her essay published in
Progressive Librarian and is awarded a $300 stipend toward attending the
American Library Association annual meeting, and is honored with a certificate
at the annual PLG dinner at ALA.
This year’s submission deadline is
April 15, 2008 – interested students can visit http://libr.org/plg/Braverman-08-flyer.pdf
for information on the award and application process, or http://libr.org/PLG for more information on the
Progressive Librarians Guild.