The ABC-CLIO Online History Award has been offered every other year since 2005. It consists of $2,500 donated by ABC-CLIO, a publisher of reference materials in the field of history, and a citation. The award recognizes the accomplishments of a person or a group of people producing a freely available online historical collection, or an online tool tailored for the purpose of finding historical materials, or an online teaching aid stimulating creative historical scholarship. The nominee(s) must be employed by a library or educational institution during the year prior to nomination for the award; institutions do not qualify. The deadline for nominations is December 15, see the award page for more information and instructions on how to apply.