Each year, members of the Medical Library Association honor individual achievements of high order in specific areas of librarianship. Nominations are invited for some awards; for others, qualified individuals may submit papers. Although all awards are considered annually, they are given only when nominees and candidates clearly meet or exceed requirements.
MLA's Awards Committee administers the association's general awards. MLA honors those who have rendered distinguished service to libraries and librarianship and invites nominations and submissions for the following awards: