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NASIG is currently accepting applicants for its 2011 grants, awards, and
scholarships. I'm emailing to ask if you could please forward the
announcement below and attached to students and faculty within your
program's community of library science students, alumni, and faculty.


Please feel free to let me know if you have any questions or if there is any
additional information that I could provide you with to assist in the
promotion of these NASIG awards.




Thank you for your assistance!

Chris Brady
Chair, Awards & Recognition Committee, NASIG
Catalog Librarian
US Dept. of Justice Libraries
601 D Street, NW, Ste. 10200
Washington, DC 20530
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The North American Serials Interest Group (NASIG) is pleased to announce the
beginning of the application cycle for its 2011 grants, awards, and
scholarships to be awarded at the 2011 Annual Conference being held in St.
Louis, Missouri, June 2-5, 2011. Established in 1985, NASIG is an
international organization committed to promoting communication and sharing
of ideas among all people working with or concerned about serial
publications. More information about NASIG is available at
http://www.nasig.org





NASIG Conference Student Grant



Grants for qualifying students to attend the NASIG annual conference,
covering cost of registration, three nights lodging, and travel within North
America. For more details, please visit the following page:

http://www.nasig.org/about_awards_studentgrant.cfm








Serials Specialist Award



Awards for promising paraprofessionals, covering cost of conference
registration, three nights lodging, and travel within North America.

For more details, please visit the following page:

http://www.nasig.org/about_awards_specialist.cfm





Marcia Tuttle International Award



A $3,000 grant for an individual working in the serials information chain to
fund appropriate activities in fostering international communication and
education.  For more details, please visit the following page:
http://www.nasig.org/about_awards_tuttle.cfm





Horizon Award



Awards for promising new serials professionals, covering cost of conference
registration, three nights lodging, and travel within North America.
Recipients will also be invited to serve on a NASIG committee.

For more details, please visit the following page:

http://www.nasig.org/about_awards_horizon.cfm





Fritz Schwartz Education Scholarship



A $3,000 scholarship and conference travel grant for a graduate student
demonstrating excellence in scholarship and the potential for
accomplishments in a serials career.  For more details, please visit the
following page: http://www.nasig.org/about_awards_schwartz.cfm





Rose Robischon Scholarship, underwritten by Swets Information Services



A scholarship awarded to a serials professional lacking funds for travel.
The scholarship covers the cost of conference registration, three nights
lodging, and travel within North America.

For more details, please visit the following page:

http://www.nasig.org/about_awards_robischon2.cfm





  John Merriman Joint NASIG/UKSG Award, UK delegate underwritten by Taylor
& Francis


A $6,000 award supports two people, one from each association, and consists
of travel to the sister conference, and accommodations for the duration of
the conference. The purpose of this conference-swap is for people working at
a practical level in e-resource management to learn and share experience at
the UKSG and NASIG annual conferences.

For more details, please visit the following page:

http://www.nasig.org/about_awards_merriman.cfm





The application deadline for all of the above-listed awards is January 18,
2011. For details about the awards offered by NASIG, please visit
http://www.nasig.org/about_awards.cfm