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Support Staff Travel Scholarship

Access Services Conference Support Staff Travel Scholarship

 

Call for Nominations

Do you know a support staff member who deserves special recognition for their work and dedication in Access Services?  

For the third year, the Access Services Conference will be presenting the Access Services Conference Support Staff Travel Scholarship to two individuals who have demonstrated outstanding work in our field.

 

Criteria for the Access Services Conference Support Staff Travel Scholarship

 

The Access Services Conference Support Staff Travel Scholarship is sponsored by the Access Services Conference. The award recognizes two support staff members for outstanding work and commitment in the field of Access Services.  The recipients will receive a citation, travel funding, and registration for the Annual Access Services Conference held November 15-17, 2017 at the Georgia Tech Global Learning Center.

To qualify for the award, the candidate must be employed as library support staff serving in one of the fields of Access Services (circulation, reserves, collection maintenance, interlibrary loan/resource sharing, or other related areas.)  Suitability for the award will be considered based on the demonstration of outstanding work and commitment in the field of Access Services.

To be considered for this award, please submit two letters: one from the dean, director, or supervisor of the staff member addressing the criteria detailed above; and one from the nominee, briefly describing how they might benefit from attending the conference.

Letters of nomination should include:

  1. Nominee’s full name, work address, telephone number, and email address
  2. Background on the nominee’s career in libraries
  3. Description of the nominee’s achievements in the field of Access Services

Self-nominations will be accepted.

Deadline for nominations is July 14, 2017.

Nomination letters and questions can be submitted to Sarah Mangrum, Distinguished Achievement in Access Services Award Chair at Sarah.Rials@usm.edu or contacted at 601-266-4251.

The Award Committee:

Awards Committee


Past Recipients

2015

Jacquie Frank, Montana State University Library

Kaia Sievert, University of Minnesota

2016

Erin Beach, Northwestern University

Rita Dickey, Tallahassee Community College