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

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Publishing Practice Award

Beginning in 2020-21, LPC will administer the new Publishing Practice Award, an annual award promoting and recognizing best practices in library publishing. 

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

Look for the first call for applications in fall of 2020.

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.