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MPLA Awards 2019: Call for Nominations

 

Madhya Pradesh Library Association invites nominations/applications for following awards, in different categories for the year 2019. These awards have been constituted to honor and encourage the Library and Information Science professionals in Madhya Pradesh for encouraging outstanding achievements and remarkable accomplishment reflecting the services, goals of the library profession, which include:

  • The encouragement of reading habits among the users and creating awareness enhancing greater use of books and information sources.
  • The enhancement and expansion of library service to the surrounding areas.
  • Strengthening the role of library among community and surrounding areas.

 The nominations for different categories of awards with a view to recognizing the efforts of LIS professionals, who have made an invaluable contribution to their library through their imagination, zeal, enthusiasm and have  incorporating new technologies.

The Application in prescribe format from aspiring professionals are welcome along with a write up in no more than 500 words mentioning major achievement in support of nominations, including information about academic and professional career, professional activities or offices held, special projects and services carried out while discharging responsibilities, academic publications and any other related information, demonstrating a commitment to the LIS profession along with latest curriculum vitae (one passport size photo) of the candidate.

 

AWARDS

CODE :  MPLA 01 - “Dr. Ram Gopal Garg Memorial LIS Teacher of the Year”

Eligibility Criteria :

  • Currently working as Teacher/Professor in a LIS Department/School of recognized institution in M.P.
  • Minimum 10 years of Teaching Experience at the UG/PG level.
  • Outstanding Academic Contribution to the development of literature in the LIS field.
  • Age limit 55 years.

 

CODE: MPLA 02- School Librarian of the Year: To be presented to a LIS professional working in the library

of recognized schools of M.P.

Eligibility/Criteria :

  • Currently working in a School Library.
  • Minimum 05 years of experience in the field of Library and Information Science.
  • Age limit 40 years.

 

CODE : MPLA 03- College Librarian of the Year : To be presented to a LIS professional working in M.P.

 

Eligibility Criteria :

  • Currently working in a recognized College Library.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in the field of Library and Information Services.
  • Age limit 50 years.

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CODE : MPLA 04- Female Librarian of the Year To be presented to a Female LIS professional working in

M.P.

Eligibility Criteria :

  • Currently working in a Library and Information Center of a reputed institution in M.P.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in the field of Library and Information Services.
  • Age limit 45 years.

 

CODE : MPLA 05- University Librarian of the Year To be presented to a LIS professional working in M.P.

Eligibility Criteria :

  • Currently working in University Library of a reputed higher education institution in M.P.
  • Minimum 20 years of experience in the field of Library and Information Services.
  • Age limit 45 years.

 

CODE : MPLA 06- -  Life Time Achievement Award of the Year  : To be presented to a Senior LIS

Professional Working/Retired from an organization in M.P.

Eligibility Criteria :

  • Innovative and outstanding contribution towards development of library and effective services.
  • Minimum 25 years of experience in the field of Library and Information Services.
  • Age limit up to 65 years.

 

CODE : MPLA 07- Special Library of the Year : To be given to a library which could be a role model for

other Special Library in the state. The library that most profoundly demonstrate services to the community,

creative innovation in developing special community using innovative methods in developing special

community programs or enhancing the uses of library with uniq’ue leadership qualities for emulation by other

libraries.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must be a Special Library (Govt/Private) serving the user community in the state of M.P.
  • Minimum 10 years of existence/establishment in the field of Library and Information Science.

 

CODE : MPLA 08-  Public Library of the Year  :To be given to a library which could be a rolemodel for other

public library in the state. The library that most profoundly demonstrate services to

the community,creative innovation in developing special community using innovative methods in developing

public community programs or enhancing the uses of library with unique leadership qualities for emulation by

other libraries.

Eligibility Criteria:

  •  Be a Public Library (Govt/Private) serving the user community in the state of M.P.
  • Must Minimum 10 years of existence/establishment in the field of Library and Information Science.

 

CODE : MPLA 09 - Academic Library of the Year To be given to a library which could be a role model for other academic library in the state. The library that most profoundly demonstrate services to the community, creative innovation in developing special community using innovative methods in developing academic community programs or enhancing the uses of library with unique leadership qualities for emulation by other libraries.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must be an Academic Library (Govt/Private) serving the user community in the state of M.P.
  • Minimum 10 years of existence/establishment in the field of Library and Information Science.

 

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APPLICATION FORM

 

Please take care that write up should not be more than 500 words including summary justifying your nomination for consideration.

 

Nomination for :…………………………                                                           Category Code : …………...

 

1. Name : ............................................

2. Address with contact details : ...........................................

3. Educational/Professional Qualification : ...........................................

4. Special Training/Programmes/Refresher Course (attended) : ...........................................

5. Additional Qualifications: (Degree/Diploma/Certificates in IT App.) : ...........................................

6. Details about Library/Information Center :

    a) Total Collection Books - .................... Journals .....................

    b) Annual Budget - ...........................................

    c) Status of IT Application ...........................................

    d) Status of Available Infrastructure ...........................................

    e) Services to the Users ...........................................

          i) ..........................................

         ii) ...........................................

         iii) ............................................

7. Experience : ..........................................…

8. Membership of Professional Bodies : ...........................................

9. Any other information (as needed) : ...........................................

10. Brief Bio-Data with latest Passport Size Photo : ...........................................

11. Brief Write up in support of Candidature: Please be brief mentioning your academic and professional contributions       towards development of Library collection, services, Library Automation, Uses of ICT, Professional contribution in LIS field, use of innovative ideas, and other activities specifying yours contribution towards society.

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Date : ......................                                                                                     Signature : ......................  

Place : ....................

 

 

 

 

Eligibility Criteria for the Awards:

1. Current office bearers and members of the working committee of MPLA will not be eligible for applying to any of these awards.

2. Applicant/Nominee should initially be working in M.P. and citizen of India. The native professionals from M.P. working in other states may also apply.

3. The applicant should be a working library professional in M.P.

5. Nomination can be submitted by self OR by a responsible library professional.

6. Full details for each category supported with documentary proof be enclosed for verifications.Separate sheets maybe enclosed, where ever required.

7. Filled in application should reach the office of MPLA at mentioned address on or before 31st July, 2019.

8. The decision of the Committee constituted by MPLA to select the awardees will be Final. The Committee reserves the right to post-pone, cancel or reject any or all applications for all or any of the categories without assigning any reason.

9. The recipients of the awards will be informed in advance and they will be responsible for making all necessary travel arrangements (on their own cost) for attending the conference and receiving the award.

10. No professional will be eligible to apply for more than two categories in a year.

11. All the correspondences should be addressed to the Convener, MPLA Award Committee, MPLA C/o, Sarojini Naidu Govt. Girls P. G. (Autonomous) College, Shivaji Nagar, Bhopal-462016 (Madhya Pradesh). The MPLA will in no case responsible for late receipt/delivery of applications due to any reason. Any enquires about the award may be sent to the Convener at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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