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Applications Now Open for the Core Online Course Scholarship for Library Professionals from Developing Countries

We are now accepting applications for the Online Course Scholarship for Library Professionals from Developing Countries to participate in our online Fundamentals courses held between September 11, 2024 and December 22, 2024. One free seat per session is available to librarians and information professionals from developing countries. For full information…Continue Reading

Congratulations to the 2024 John Cotton Dana Award-winning Libraries

ALA John Cotton Dana Award for Outstanding Library Public Relations

The John Cotton Dana Awards provide up to eight grants for libraries that demonstrate outstanding library public relations. The 2024 award winners, recognized for their strategic communications efforts, have been selected. This award is managed by the Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures division of the American Library Association and EBSCO Information Services and consists…Continue Reading

IIDA Announces Winners of the 2024 Library Interior Design Awards

ALA / IIDA Library Interior Design Awards 2024

Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures and the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2024 Library Interior Design Awards. This biennial competition recognizes excellence in library interior design and promotes examples of extraordinary design reflected through innovative concepts in nine categories. The recipients of the…Continue Reading

Congratulations to Madison Leigh Comer, Recipient of the 2024 Core Christian Larew Memorial Scholarship

Photo of Madison Leigh Comer

Madison Leigh Comer has been selected to receive the 2024 Christian Larew Memorial Scholarship ($3,000), sponsored by Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures and Baker & Taylor. This scholarship is for master’s level study, with an emphasis on library technology and/or automation, at a library school program accredited by the American Library…Continue Reading