ALAO Diversity Scholarship for MLS Students

ALAO Diversity Scholarship for MLS Students The Academic Library Association of Ohio (ALAO) values diversity in its membership, in the profession, and in future library professionals. For that reason, we offer a $1,500 scholarship to a promising student enrolled in an ALA-accredited MLS program who exemplifies the qualities needed to ensure a diverse library workforce. […]

Bunce/Midstates Travel Award – DEADLINE EXTENDED: Friday, February 9th, 2007!!

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Friday, February 9th, 2007!! Dear ArLiSNAPers, The deadline for applications for the William C. Bunce/ARLIS Midstates Travel Award has been extended to Friday, February 9th, 2007. See below for award history, criteria, and application procedures. Please forward this information to any individuals whom you think would qualify for this award. Remember, it is […]

William C. Bunce/ARLIS Midstates Travel Award

The ARLIS/Midstates chapter is pleased to offer its annual travel award of $500 for the 35th Annual ARLIS/NA conference in Atlanta. The award is given in honor of William C. Bunce who served as the Director of the Kohler Art Library at the University of Wisconsin-Madison from 1966 to 1999.

Winner of 2006-07 ARLIS/NA Internship Award Announced

The 2006 Internship Award of the Art Libraries Society of North America has been granted to Martha González Palacios. Ms. González Palacios plans to complete her MLIS degree in December at the School of Library, Archival and Information Studies at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. She also has a Bachelor of Fine Arts […]

ALA Scholarships for MIS education

CHICAGO – The American Library Association (ALA) has more than $300,000 in scholarships available for students who are studying library science or school library media at the master’s degree level. Scholarships range from $2,500 to $6,500 per student per year. The application and instructions are available online at www.ala.org/scholarships. http://www.ala.org/Template.cfm?Section=News&template=/ContentManagement/ContentDisplay.cfm&ContentID=142239

ALA Annual Conference Scholarship – 3M/NMRT Professional Development Grant

The purpose of the 3M/NMRT Professional Development Grant is to encourage professional development and participation by new ALA members in national ALA and NMRT activities. Applicants must be personal ALA/NMRT members who are working within the territorial United States. 3M’s Safety and Security Systems Division markets materials flow management products to libraries to prevent unauthorized […]

ALA Annual Conference Scholarship – Shirley Olofson Memorial Award

The Shirley Olofson Memorial Award is presented annually in honor of Shirley Olofson, a well-respected former NMRT (New Member’s Round Table) President, who died during her term in office. The award, which is intended to help defray costs to attend the ALA Annual Conference, will be presented in the form of a check for $1,000 […]

RISD Librarian in CRL News

Check out the “Job of a Lifetime” feature on Claudia Covert in the October 2006 issue of College and Research Library News. The article profiles Claudia’s job as the head of Reader Services at RISD Library, “Covert encourages librarians to consider art librarianship. She loves working with visual communities, the meshing of images with text, […]

Internship award (repost from ARLIS L)

Colleagues, Just a reminder that the deadline for applications for the ARLIS/NA Internship Award is October 3rd. Please help alert potential applicants. The Internship Award helps a qualified student or recent graduate to design an internship in art librarianship or visual resources curation at any valid institution. In addition to financial assistance of $2500, the […]

Rovelstad Scholarship to Attend the August 2007 IFLA Annual Meeting

The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) is now accepting applications for the Rovelstad Scholarship to attend the August 2007 annual meeting of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) in Durban, South Africa. Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited library and information science program, and should be interested in international […]