Foundations and awards


Special achievements in library science and profession are acknowledged by the Slovenian Library Association with the Čop award (»diploma«) and Čop certificate of recognition as well as with the Kalan Foundation awards.

The Čop awards and Čop certificates of recognition are the highest national recognition for exceptional achievements in library science and profession which are of wider social significance and contribute to the development of the library profession.

The purpose of the Kalan Foundation awards is to encourage production and publication of professional and scholarly works in library and information science, while Stepišnik Foundation aims to foster development, professional work and promotion of mobile libraries.