Scholarship: 2017 Chinese American Librarians Association Scholarships- April 3, 2017

Call for Applications: 2017 Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA) Scholarships Application URL: http://www.cala-web.org/form4scholarship Deadline: April 3, 2017 PURPOSE These scholarships are designed to encourage professional and leadership development in Chinese American librarianship. SCHOLARSHIPS The CALA Scholarship of Library and Information Science Continue reading Scholarship: 2017 Chinese American Librarians Association Scholarships- April 3, 2017

Scholarship: Georgia Library Association (two awards)- May 19, 2017

The Georgia Library Association awards two scholarships annually to students pursuing a master’s degree in library science. The Hubbard Scholarship, a $3,000 award, is intended to recruit excellent candidates for librarianship in Georgia and defray some of the costs of Continue reading Scholarship: Georgia Library Association (two awards)- May 19, 2017

Conakry, Guinea UNESCO World Book Capital 2017

Check out this video about the recent efforts to promote literacy and education in Conakry, Guinea! UNESCO has designated Conakry as the 2017 World Book Capital. Groups like the Guinean Alliance for Education and Development (GAED) are working with the Continue reading Conakry, Guinea UNESCO World Book Capital 2017

Student Spotlight: Melissa Wertheimer

Melissa Wertheimer (MLIS student, Archives and Digital Curation) is the newly appointed Archivist of the Music Library Association (MLA), the U.S. branch of the International Association of Music Libraries (IAML). The MLA Archives are housed at Special Collections in Performing Continue reading Student Spotlight: Melissa Wertheimer

Scholarship: ARMA International Educational Foundation- March 31, 2017

The ARMA International Educational Foundation (the Foundation) is excited to announce the availability of a funding opportunity for aspiring information management professionals currently enrolled in graduate-level education programs. This year, the Foundation will be offering three scholarships in the amount Continue reading Scholarship: ARMA International Educational Foundation- March 31, 2017

ALA Diversity Research Grant Program- deadline April 15, 2017

The ALA Office for Diversity, Literacy, and Outreach Services seeks proposals for the Diversity Research Grant program. Applications may address any diversity-related topic which addresses critical gaps in the knowledge of diversity, equity, and outreach issues within library and information Continue reading ALA Diversity Research Grant Program- deadline April 15, 2017

S. Kirk Cabeen Travel Stipend Award-deadline April 15, 2017

SCIENCE-TECHNOLOGY DIVISION S. KIRK CABEEN TRAVEL STIPEND AWARD Full award announcement The S. Kirk Cabeen Travel Stipend Award is offered to a library school student or first time conference attendee. This $1,000 award, generously supported by SPIE Digital Library, is Continue reading S. Kirk Cabeen Travel Stipend Award-deadline April 15, 2017

ALA@UMD with LAC Federal present Contracting as a Career Path-March 9, 2017

Check out LAC Federal Employee and iSchool Alum Chris Lao-Scott’s blog post about the federal hiring freeze and how it affects information professionals. Come out to the event tonight to learn more from federal contractors and their experiences. Representatives from Continue reading ALA@UMD with LAC Federal present Contracting as a Career Path-March 9, 2017

Call for Papers: Communicar Journal

«Comunicar» Journal invites you to visit our Call for Papers: Call for Papers in 2017: Comunicar 54 (2018-1): Shared Science and Knowledge. Open Access, Technology and Education  Thematic Editors: Dr. María-Soledad Ramírez-Montoya, Monterrey Institute of Technology (ITESM) (Mexico); Dr. Rory McGreal, University of Athabasca Continue reading Call for Papers: Communicar Journal