Award for Outstanding Scholarship in Library Publishing

The Award for Outstanding Scholarship in Library Publishing is awarded annually for an original publication of original research, theory, or practice that contributed substantially to the field in the preceding calendar year.

Awarded by: LPC Research Committee
Awarded since: 2016
Frequency: Annual
Nomination period: Fall-Winter

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LPC Award for Exemplary Service

The LPC Award for Exemplary Service is given annually to encourage community participation and leadership through service and to recognize a community member who has been instrumental in advancing the mission of the organization.

Awarded by: LPC Board
Awarded since: 2018
Frequency: Annual
Nomination period: Fall

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Library Publishing Forum Award

The Library Publishing Forum Award aids individuals from diverse backgrounds in attending and contributing at the Forum. 2-3 awards are made each year.

Awarded by: LPC Program Committee, LPC Diversity and Inclusion Task Force
Awarded since: 2018
Frequency: Annual
Nomination period: Fall

Publishing Practice Awards

The Publishing Practice Awards recognize and raise awareness of effective and sustainable library publishing practices. While a representative publication is acknowledged, the focus of these awards is not on the publication’s content, but rather on the process of publishing the piece.

Awarded by: Publishing Practice Awards Committee
Awarded since: 2021
Frequency: Annual
Nomination period: Fall

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Related Programs

LPC also recruits a cohort of fellows every two years for the Fellowship Program. Other Forum-related awards may be given out some years, including cross-pollination programs with other professional communities.