ALA Carroll Preston Baber Research Grant
Awarded by American Library Association (ALA)
To encourage innovative research that could lead to an improvement in library services to any specified group or groups of people.
The project should aim to answer a question that is of vital importance to the library community and the researchers should plan to provide documentation of the results of their work. The jury would welcome proposals that involve innovative uses of technology and proposals that involve co-operation between libraries and other agencies, or between librarians and persons in other disciplines.
Any ALA member may apply. The Jury would welcome projects that involve both a practicing librarian and a researcher.
Up to 18 months
Up to US$3,000
Applicants must submit an application including a research proposal.
Eric R Baber
Each year the American Library Association (ALA) and its member units sponsor awards to honour distinguished service and foster professional growth.