The conference award is intended to introduce library school students, interested in a career in architecture school librarianship, to the membership and activities of AASL through attendance at the organization’s annual conference. The conference will be in New Orleans, Louisiana, March 4-7, 2010
Award Amount:
1. $500. for travel expenses (given in the form of a check from AASL to the recipient after the post-conference report is received following the annual meeting)
2. Waiver of the annual meeting registration fee (at the student rate)
3. Waiver of annual AASL dues for a period of one year

Students who are currently enrolled in an ALA accredited graduate library school program or have recently graduated (within 12 mos. of graduation) are eligible for the award.
* Applicants must submit a completed application form, accompanied by a current résumé, to the Award Committee by the specified closing date
* Recipients of the award must confirm in writing (e-mail will suffice) that s/he is able to meet the requirement of full conference attendance
* Recipients of the award will submit a brief post-conference report for posting on the AASL website. The report should outline conference activities and experiences and include an account of how the award supported professional development goals
* In a year in which no suitable applications are received, or if AASL funds are insufficient, the grant will not be awarded

Application deadline is February 1, 2010

Applications can be submitted by e-mail or mail to:
Cathy Carpenter
Head, Architecture Library
704 Cherry St.
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, Georgia 30332-0900
E-mail:  cathy.carpenter [at] library [dot] gatech [dot] edu
Phone: 404-385-3249

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