SPECIAL CITATION AWARD:
- For constructive accomplishments toward the advancement and extension of library service and the development of sound library policies of the creative and effective of the library on a local or state level.
- For praiseworthy activity in library legislation, recruitment, statewide planning, published writings, outstanding participation in NLA, ALA, MPLA, Friends of the Library etc.
- For a praiseworthy contribution to library education, library techniques, library building, library management, establishment of a new library or library system.
- For a substantial financial assistance or endowment.