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LBI Assistance Grants

From: Deb Nolan <dnolan>
Date: Tuesday, March 7, 2006
The Library Binding Institute (LBI) is offering assistance grants to
support attendance at the June 23, 2006 ALCTS Library Binding
Preconference Workshops in New Orleans. The grants are designated
for those who work at libraries which were affected by Hurricanes
Katrina and/or Rita.

Assistance Grants For Those Affected by
Hurricanes Katrina and/or Rita
sponsored by the Library Binding Institute
ALCTS Preconference Workshops on Library Binding
American Library Association
Friday, June 23, 2006, New Orleans, LA
Deadline to Apply: April 19, 2006

Morning Module: Advocacy, Budgets, and Contracts:  The ABC's of
Library Binding for Senior Level Professionals

Afternoon Module: What, When and How to Bind: The Decision Making
Process and Factors to Consider

For complete workshop descriptions, see
    <URL:http://www.ala.org/ala/alcts/alctsconted/
        alctsceevents/alctspreconf/alctspreconferences.htm>

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    email. There should be no newline.

The Library Binding Institute (LBI) is offering assistance grants to
those whose libraries were affected by Hurricanes Katrina and/or
Rita. The purpose of these grants is to enhance the professional
development and improve the expertise of binding staff and
librarians responsible for commercial binding, binding decisions,
and binding advocacy in their libraries. These grants have been
established by the Library Binding Institute (LBI) for attendance at
the morning and/or afternoon modules of the preconference workshop.
The grants will cover the half-day registration cost ($99 value) for
a staff member or a librarian from libraries affected by Hurricanes
Katrina and/or Rita to attend the morning and/or afternoon
preconference modules. Applicants can apply for grants to cover
their attendance of both modules. More than one person from the same
library can apply.

Please submit a cover letter with the name and primary contact
information.   Non-ALA members may also apply.  Please include:

    1.  Description of the person's job, which must include
        commercial binding preparation responsibilities, binding
        decision making, and/or binding advocacy. Please indicate
        the length of time in this position, describe the need for
        taking this workshop, and how your library was affected by
        Hurricane Katrina and/or Rita.

    2.  A one-page vita of nominated candidate. Electronic
        submissions are preferred.  All proposal elements should be
        collated and submitted in a single Word document attachment
        via email to Debra Nolan, LBI Executive Director, at
        dnolan [at] lbibinders__org.

Deadline to apply: April 19, 2006

Selection will be made by a panel of three ALA ALCTS members.
Criteria for selection will include need; responsibility for binding
preparation, decision-making, and/or advocacy; and length of time in
binding position.

Debra Mills Nolan, CAE
Executive Director, Library Binding Institute
4300 S. U.S. Highway One, #203-296
Jupiter, FL 33477,
561-745-6821
Fax: 561-775-0089


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