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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
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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