Digital Information Management Certificate

The Univ. of Arizona School of Information Resources and Library Science now offers a certificate program available in Digital Information Management, and it is entirely online. The program is open, not only to working professionals, but to anyone with a bachelor’s degree. Scholarships are available–in fact, the entire first cohort is attending on scholarship. If […]

2008 CALA Scholarships

Application Deadline: March 15, 2008 The Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA) is pleased to announce the availability of the 2008 CALA Scholarships: · The CALA Scholarship of Library and Information Science Established in 2004, the CALA Scholarship of Library and Information Science awards $1,000 annually to a full time student at an ALA-accredited library school […]

2007 SLA Scholarships

As the semester gets underway we would like to inform you that applications are being accepted for SLA’s 2007 Scholarship Program. Please encourage your students to apply for up to USD$6,000 in available scholarships.  Available scholarships include: SLA Scholarship – Graduate study in librarianship leading to a master’s degree Affirmative Action Scholarship – Graduate study […]

Scholarships Available for OLSSI

The Ohio Library Support Staff Institute  is offering scholarships for attendance at the 6 th Annual Ohio Library Support Staff Institute August 5 – 7, 2007 at Shawnee State University in Portsmouth, Ohio.  Three scholarships of $225 are available for first-time attendees. All support staff of academic, public, school, and special libraries are invited to […]

Friends of the Brecksville Branch of Cuyahoga County Public Library Scholarship

The Friends of the Brecksville Branch of Cuyahoga County Public Library will be making available scholarship dollars to students seeking an advanced degree in Library and Information Science.  Please contact the Brecksville Branch Manager at 440-526-1102 or cschultis@cuyahogalibrary.org  to obtain an application form.  Deadline for applications is May 1, 2007. Cathy Schultis Branch Manager Brecksville  […]

The Federal Librarians Cicely Phippen Marks Scholarship

A new scholarship to support a library school student who has an interest in working in a Federal library has been established in memory of a former federal librarian, Cicely Phippen Marks. The Federal Librarians Cicely Phippen Marks Scholarship of $1500 will be awarded to a library school student who is currently enrolled in any […]

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. […]

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

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, […]