There will be a single prize-winner and no runners-up. However, authors other than the winner may be invited to publish their work in Notes and Records, if the judges of the essay award and the editorial board consider such work to be of sufficient quality.
The Justin Winsor Library History Essay Award is presented by the Library History Round Table of the American Library Association annually to recognize the best essay written in English on library history. The award is named in honor of the distinguished nineteenth-century librarian, historian, and bibliographer who was also ALA's first president. It consists of a certificate and a $500 cash award, as well as an invitation to have the winner's essay considered for publication in Information & Culture: A Journal of History. If the winning essay is accepted for publication, additional revisions may be required.
The E-International Relations Essay Award
The winning essays are selected by the Headley Senior Essay Award Committee. The 2016 members of this committee are: Dr. Scott Kline, Vice President Academic and Dean, Chair; Dr. Kerry Lappin-Fortin, Italian and French Studies; and Dr. Ryan Touhey, History.
All student essays submitted to E-IR are automatically entered into consideration for the E-IR Essay Award. In addition to publication on the website with our Essay Award banner, winning essays are promoted on our Twitter and Facebook pages and are awarded £100 in book tokens from our partners at .The Hellenic Studies Program is pleased to announce the “Smyrna Essay Award.” The award will be conferred on any Yale undergraduate or graduate student for an outstanding essay on the history and culture of Smyrna from 1839 to 1922, and the fate of the expelled refugee populations after 1922 to the present. Students from the humanities and social sciences are invited to submit. Essay length should be around 5,000 words.