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NASIG HORIZON AWARD (Pat Frade) Marcia Tuttle 08 Jan 1998 20:18 UTC

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Date: Thu, 8 Jan 1998 09:12:36 -0700
From: Pat Frade <pat_frade@BYU.EDU>

1998 NASIG Horizon Award Application Announcement

The North American Serials Interest Group (NASIG), composed of many
constituents of the serials industry, is an
independent organization which provides for the exchange and dissemination
of information among the various links in the
serials information chain.

NASIG is sponsoring the 1998 NASIG Horizon Award, (originally established
in 1995 to recognize its tenth annual conference.) The purpose of this
award is to welcome aspiring new serialists to the serials profession by
introducing the
recipient to NASIG, to further enhance the recipient's knowledge of and
interest in serials, and to provide an opportunity for interaction with
other members of the serials chain.

DESCRIPTION OF AWARD: The NASIG Horizon Award provide the recipients
opportunity for professional development by attendance at NASIG's
thirteenth annual conference to be held June 18-21st, 1998 at the
University of Colorado, Boulder. NASIG is pleased to announce that a
maximum of three (3) recipients will be chosen.

NASIG will assume all conference fees and travel costs. The recipients will
receive a free year's membership to NASIG, and will be invited to serve on
a NASIG committee the year following the award.

ELIGIBILITY: Applicants should currently be in a position of a professional
nature with primary responsibilities for some aspect of serials, e.g. head
of serials, serials acquisitions, serials vendor, serials publisher.
Applicants must have served in this position for no more than three years.

Applicants do not have to be a member of NASIG, and they must not have
attended any previous NASIG conferences.
Preference will be given to applicants with previous serials experience, to
those employed by a North American organization or institution, and to
those whose career goals include long range plans for professional growth
and development in serials.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications will be available after November 15,
1997, from:

Pat Frade
Co-Chair, NASIG Awards & Recognition Committee
Serials Cataloger
6380 Harold B. Lee Library
Brigham Young University
Provo, UT 84602
Phone: (801) 378-6730
Fax: (801) 378-3221 or (801) 378-6708

Applications must be accompanied by a letter of reference from a current

Completed applications should be returned to Pat Frade as above.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 15th, 1998

Applications postmarked after this date will NOT be considered. Fax
submissions are acceptable.

AWARD NOTIFICATION: The award recipients shall be notified by April 1st,

Patricia (Pat) Frade
Serials Cataloger
6380 Harold B. Lee Library
Brigham Young University
Provo, UT 84602
(801) 378-6730
fax (801) 378-3221