From: [log in to unmask] [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Jill Sidford
Sent: Friday, April 24, 2009 4:18 PM
To: Foreign, Comparative and International Law SIS
Subject: [fcil-sis] $1,000 Grant Available for a Library School Student to Attend AALL in Washington
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The Government Documents Special Interest Section of the American Association of Law Libraries (GD-SIS) is pleased to announce the availability of the 2009 Veronica Maclay Student Grant. For 2009, the grant winner may apply the grant toward the student registration costs for the AALL Annual Meeting & Conference (July 25-28) and CONELL (Conference of Newer Law Librarians) (July 25), both in Washington, DC, and for associated travel and lodging costs, up to a maximum of $1,000.00.
The grant is available to students currently enrolled in an ALA accredited library and information studies master's program. Preference will be given to LIS students who demonstrate interest in government information and a career in law librarianship.
An application and letter of recommendation from either an LIS faculty member or a member of AALL are required. To apply please visit the GD-SIS web site, at <http://aallnet.org/sis/gd/>.
DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: FRIDAY, MAY 8, 2009
The American Association of Law Libraries was founded in 1906 to promote and enhance the value of law libraries to the legal and public communities, to foster the profession of law librarianship, and to provide leadership in the field of legal information.
The Government Documents Special Interest Section was established in 1974 to disseminate information on government documents to AALL members, to further the continuing education of law librarians in documents librarianship, to coordinate the activities of law librarians in representing their interests to public and private groups, and to work in cooperation with documents groups in other associations and organizations.
For further information regarding the Association, the Section, and the Annual Meeting & Conference, see the AALL website at <http://www.aallnet.org/>. Questions regarding the grant can be directed to:
AALL GD-SIS Grants Committee Chair
Pritzker Legal Research Center
Northwestern University School of Law
357 E. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611
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