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Outstanding Library of the Year

Purpose: To recognize an academic or research library for its outstanding national contribution to academic or research librarianship and library development in the Philippines. 

Donor/Source of Fund: PAARL Scholarship Fund /other private sponsor 

Nature of Grant:  Plaque of Recognition and cash gift amounting to P10,000 given to the institution/awardee during the Annual General Assembly. 

Criteria: Nominee should have the following qualifications:

·       exemplary contribution to academic and research librarianship

·       outstanding leadership in national/regional library development in the areas of  library management, education and training, information and documentation services, etc.

·       commitment to information networking and linkages

·       commitment to PAARL’s objectives as demostrated by its continued support and cooperation in PAARL’s activities and undertakings

·       Service to the organized profession through PLAI and/or other related organizations


Selection Process: Nominations should be addressed to the Awards and Scholarship  Committee, which conducts the search and screening process,  and submits a final list of nominees for the Board’s approval. 

Deadline: October 31 for submission of nominees;  November 30 for submission to the Board of Directors