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NASIG Student Grant Award Debbie Sibley 24 Jan 1997 22:39 UTC

It's not too late to send your application for the NASIG Conference
Student Grant Award!  Deadline is Feb. 15, 1997!  Please see below for

                          NASIG CONFERENCE
                        STUDENT GRANT AWARDS

The North American Serials Interest Group (NASIG) is an
independent organization bringing together many segments of the
serials information chain to study and explore common interests,
problems, and ideas.  NASIG is currently seeking candidates for
grants to attend the Twelfth Annual Conference to be held at the
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, May 29-June 1, 1997.
Through the granting of these awards, NASIG desires to encourage
participation in this information chain by students who are
interested in some aspect of serials work upon completion of
their professional degree.


SCOPE OF AWARD:  Recipients are expected to attend the entire
conference and submit a brief written report to NASIG.  Expenses
for travel, registration, meals and lodging will be paid by
NASIG.  Each recipient will also receive a year's membership in

ELIGIBILITY:  Students who are currently enrolled at the graduate
level in any ALA accredited library school, who do not already
have an ALA accredited degree, and who have expressed an interest
in some aspect of serials work, are eligible.  Applicants must be
full- or part-time students at the time of application.  In order
to accept an award, a recipient must not be employed in a
position requiring an ALA accredited degree, nor on leave from
such a position, at the time of acceptance of the grant.  Equal
consideration will be given to all qualified applicants, with
preference given to those graduating the year of the conference.
Students do not have to be NASIG members to apply.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Application forms will be available after
November 15, 1996, in ALA accredited library schools, through the
NASIG Web Page, and from Debbie Sibley, Co-Chair, Awards and Recognition
Committee.  Completed applications should be sent to

Debbie Sibley, Deputy Director
The Lamar Soutter Library
University of Massachusetts
55 Lake Ave. North
Worcester, MA 01655
Telephone (508)856-2435. Fax (508)856-5899.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  February 15, 1997.  Applications received
after this date will not be considered.  Fax submissions are

AWARD NOTIFICATION:  Award recipients will be notified by April
1, 1997.  A maximum of ten grants may be awarded for 1997.