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Libraries Serving Persons with Print Disabilities Section

Dr. Dayton M. Forman
Memorial Award

Call for Nominations

French translation 

The nomination deadline is March 13, 2009.

This award recognizes outstanding leadership in the advancement of library and information services for Canadians with print disabilities. Established by the CNIB Library Board in 1996, it is offered in tribute to Dr. Dayton M. Forman, an exceptional humanitarian and longstanding CNIB volunteer who exemplified the leadership required to make a difference for over half a million visually impaired people across Canada.

The recipient is awarded a silver medal bearing the likeness of Dr. Forman and an inscription in print and braille.

Application Guidelines

  • The award is open to both individuals and organizations.
  • Each individual or organization must be supported by at least two nominators, as specified on the official nomination form for the Dr. Dayton M. Forman Memorial Award.

For more information and to access the nomination form, visit the Dr. Dayton M. Forman Memorial Award page at CNIB.

Or contact the CNIB Library by telephone +1-416-486-2500, ext. 7520 or by e-mail: library@cnib.ca.
Submissions by e-mail are encouraged.

The award presentation will take place in June 2009, at a reception held in conjunction with the Canadian Library Association (CLA) conference in Montréal, Québec.