IGI Global Charleston Conference Scholarship

Scholarship Amount: $500
Deadline: September 27, 2017

IGI Global is proud to continue the Academic Librarian Sponsorship Program, which sponsors librarians’ attendance of the Charleston Conference.

In an ongoing effort to help librarians grow professionally and increase their understanding of the changing state of knowledge resources, IGI Global will award one librarian a $500 stipend for attendance at the 2017 Charleston Conference from November 6-10, 2017, in Charleston, South Carolina.

All those who apply will receive a complimentary packet containing Library Information Science professional development materials from Examining the Emotional Dimensions of Academic Librarianship: Emerging Research and Opportunities and IGI Global’s cornerstone publication, the Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Fourth Edition. Visit Booth #73 during the conference to receive your complimentary content.

Submission Guidelines:

If you are interested in applying for the sponsorship opportunity, please fill out the form below and submit a 250-word essay on why you should be awarded the stipend. The essay should describe the following:

  • How can publishers and librarians best interact to further the advancement of knowledge resources?
  • How will their own knowledge of the industry help librarians enhance uses of modern technology in their institutions?
  • How can librarians help make cutting-edge resources for students and faculty more discoverable?

To enter, please visit: https://www.igi-global.com/forms/librarian-award/

Additionally, please feel free to share the Charleston Conference video and GIF on your institution’s social media pages with the hashtags #IGIGlobal #chs17. Please visit IGI Global’s Facebook to share the video or Twitter to share the GIF and simply hit share on the post.

Submission deadline for the Academic Librarian Sponsorship Program: Charleston Conference is September 27, 2017.

Terms and Eligibility

The winner will receive a $500 VISA Gift Card to be used during the conference. Applicants must be currently employed as a librarian at a standing institution and must be available to meet during the Charleston Conference.

Winners will be announced on October 2, 2017. All applications must be received by September 27, 2017. Applications submitted after the deadline are not eligible. Limit one entry per person. International submissions are welcome.

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