Library Technician of the Year Award

About the Award

The Library Technician of the Year Award is administered by a selection panel comprising a minimum of three ALIA member peers appointed by ALIA.

The nominee must:

  • Be a personal Library Technician member of ALIA

The nominations should address the following criteria. Please note: it is not necessary to meet all criteria.

  • Promoting the goals and objectives of the Association
  • Contributing to the advancement of library technicians
  • Writing for industry publications, such as INCITE or JALIA
  • Demonstrating excellence in LT practice
  • Presentations at, or involvement with, conferences and events
  • Personal achievement within the library sector
  • Encouraging the professional development of LT students and new members to the profession

Nominators must be able to corroborate what is put forward in the nomination, including a statement of no more than 500 words. Please note that nominators should comprise an employer and a fellow ALIA member.

It is essential that nominees are NOT aware that they are being nominated for an award. Nominations are considered by the ALIA selection panel and details are published only when the nomination is successful. Groups of the Association in particular are asked not to note nominations in their agenda papers and/or minutes. Disclosure of such details may prejudice a nomination.

Nominations have closed.

Award nomination type Peer nominated

Award form (select Library Technician of the Year)

Closing date: 6 March 2024