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Subject: Call for nominations--Jan Merrill-Oldham Professional Development Grant

Call for nominations--Jan Merrill-Oldham Professional Development Grant

From: Liz Dube <ldube<-at->
Date: Friday, September 13, 2013
The Jan Merrill-Oldham Professional Development Grant is awarded by
the Preservation and Reformatting Section of the American Library
Association (ALA) to provide librarians and paraprofessionals new to
the preservation field with the opportunity to attend a professional
conference and encourages professional development through active
participation at the national level. The grant is to be used for
airfare, lodging, and registration fees to attend the ALA Annual
Conference.

Criteria for selection:

Recommendations from colleagues.

    Express desire as stated in a short essay (up to 500 words) on
    the following theme: How would receiving the Jan Merrill-Oldham
    Professional Development Grant further your professional
    development goals?

    Willingness to participate in designated conference events:

        Work with a member of the jury to identify relevant programs
        and interest group sessions to attend

        Attend the Preservation Administration Interest Group
        Meeting

        Attend a least one PARS discussion group meeting

        Submit a summary of the recipient's conference experience to
        the ALA Association for library Collections and Technical
        Services (ALCTS) Newsletter Online no later than 30 days
        after the conference

Members of the sponsor or its affiliated organizations are not
eligible.

Nominations and applications shall include:

    Name, address, phone number, and email address of the nominee
    and nominating party or applicant

    Letter of application or nomination

    Two letters of recommendation from professional colleagues who
    know the candidate and his/her work

    A resume or curriculum vitae

    A short essay (up to 500 words) on the following theme: How
    would receiving the Jan Merrill-Oldham Professional Development
    Grant further your professional development goals?

Send nominations and applications via email to the award jury chair,
Liz Dube <ldube<-at->nd<.>edu>

Deadline for nominations and applications is December 1, 2013.

For more information please visit
<URL:http://www.ala.org/alcts/awards/grants/jmogrant>

Liz Dube
Conservator
Hesburgh Libraries
University of Notre Dame


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