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(via Krista Higham, Millersville University)

Support Staff Travel Award

Do you have a motivated and deserving staff member who could really benefit from attending the 2019 Access Services Conference (November 21-22 in Atlanta, GA)? The Awards Committee is accepting nominations for the Support Staff Travel Scholarship! #ASCATL

Nominate today: https://tinyurl.com/ASC-Travel19

Distinguished Achievement in Access Services

Do you know someone who is the epitome of excellence in Access Services? The Awards Committee is currently accepting nominations for the Distinguished Achievement in Access Services Award! #ASCATL

Nominate today: https://tinyurl.com/ASC-Award19

Nominations due July 31, 2019.  Please direct questions to Sarah.Rials@usm.edu.

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(via the Illinois Library Association)

ALA invites all library users to nominate their favorite librarians for the I Love My Librarian Award. The award recognizes outstanding public service contributions of librarians working in public, school, college, community college or university libraries who transform communities and improve lives. Nominations are being accepted online now through Oct. 21, 2019. Ten librarians will receive $5,000, a plaque, and a travel stipend to attend the I Love My Librarian Award ceremony on Jan. 25, 2020, in Philadelphia.

Posted in American Library Association (ALA), Awards, Grants, and Scholarships (non-HSLI), Calls and Requests, Library Organizations | No Comments »

(via the National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region)

The Sewell Travel Award for Public Health (STAPH) Committee invites applications for 2019 Sewell Stipends to attend the APHA Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA, November 2-6, 2019. The theme this year is “Creating the Healthiest Nation: For science. For equity. For action. For health.” Visit the APHA Annual Meeting website for more information about the conference.

We anticipate funding approximately 8 non-local librarians (at least $1,235) and 2 local librarians (at least $730). The award will reimburse you for the cost of APHA membership and early-bird conference registration. Non-local librarians receive additional funds to help offset the cost associated with travel.

Click here for information about this award and full application details. The application deadline is Tuesday, July 16.

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(via Caroline Sinkinson, University of Colorado Boulder)

Do you know someone who is an amazing teaching librarian?  If yes, consider nominating them as a Featured Teaching Librarian! If you’re an amazing teaching librarian, consider nominating yourself.

The ACRL Instruction Section Teaching Methods Committee wants to highlight excellent teaching librarians.  Several times during the year, the committee selects and interviews a librarian who demonstrates a passion for teaching, innovation, and student learning.  This feature provides a way to showcase amazing teaching librarians on the ACRL Instruction Section website<http://acrl.ala.org/IS/category/istm/featured-teaching-librarian/> and share their best teaching practices with others in the field.  Consider nominating<http://goo.gl/forms/eWVcDnop8C> yourself or someone you think is amazing!

Nominations are due by September 9, 2019.

Posted in Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), Awards, Grants, and Scholarships (non-HSLI), Calls and Requests, Library Organizations | No Comments »

(via the Illinois Library Association)

The NNLM Greater Midwest Region is now accepting funding applications for their fiscal year (May 1, 2019-April 30, 2020). All types of libraries are encouraged to apply. Funding opportunities and deadlines vary. For additional information, visit the NNLM website.

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(via Jennifer Sharkey, Illinois State University)

Please consider joining your colleagues at the Midwest First Year Conference!

This is a regional one-day drive-in conference that provides a forum for academic and student affairs professionals to share ideas, resources, and pedagogy to enhance the first-year experience at 2-year and 4-year institutions.

Registration is now open for the 2019 Midwest First-Year Conference on Friday, September 27, 2019 at Illinois State University. This year’s theme is Strategic Steps for First-Year Students. Register for the early bird rate now.

Nominate a colleague for the Midwest First-Year Champion Award by Wednesday, July 31st!  Click here to learn more!

We hope you’ll join us in September!  For more information on the conference, please visit our website!

I would be happy to answer any questions that you may have.  Feel free to share this message as appropriate.

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(via Michael Qiu, America Chemical Society)

ACS Publications is excited to announce that applications are now being accepted for our Travel Grant for Librarians and Library School Students to attend the ACS National Meeting in San Diego (August 24-29, 2019).

Full details about the award and the application are available on ACS Axial at: https://axial.acs.org/2019/05/23/acs-publications-travel-grant-for-librarians-applications-due-june-28-2019/

Applications are due Friday, June 28, at 4:00 PM CDT. For questions, please contact Michael Qiu, M_Qiu@acs.org.

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Reminder: RAILS CE Grants Available (Application Deadline May 31)

(via Gwen Gregory, University of Illinois at Chicago)

RAILS CE Event Grants are available to member libraries of all types, networking groups, and consortia for events made available to all RAILS libraries and of interest to a wide range of library staff. The deadline for the next grant award period is May 31. See more information and grant conditions. If you have questions about this grant offering, contact Joe Filapek, RAILS Director of Consulting and Continuing Education, 630.734.5132.

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(via the Illinois Library Association)

Today is the last day to nominate a colleague, manager, mentor, or yourself for a 2019 ILA Award. The ILA Awards Program recognizes and honors the BEST in librarianship and library service in Illinois.

We encourage you to take a few minutes to:

*   Review the list of ILA Awards*   Compile a list of nominees*   Submit your nomination

NOMINATE SOMEONE TODAY!

The list of awards is below. Please click on the specific award for additional information.

ILA SCHOLARSHIPS 

Apply today for one or both of the scholarships we have available to help and encourage the pursuit of education in librarianship. Scholarships may be used for classes, registration fees for workshops, seminars, conferences or other educational opportunities. The deadline for scholarships is May 15, 2019. 

  • The ILA Resources and Technical Services Forum (RTSF) Scholarship was established to offset registration, travel, and lodging for one technical services staff member who would not otherwise be able to attend the ILA Annual Conference. View additional information about the scholarship HERE.
  • The Valerie J. Wilford Scholarship Grant for Library Education was established for the pursuit of education in librarianship may be used for a graduate or undergraduate class, a class in an LTA program, registration fees for a workshop, webinar, seminar, conference or other educational opportunity. View additional information about the scholarship grant HERE.
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(via Aisha Conner-Gaten, Loyola Marymount University)

Do you want to participate in LITA AvramCamp, a one-day unconference for women and non-binary people working in library technology, at ALA Annual in Washington, D.C.? Would travel funding help you to attend? Thanks to support from individual donors and sponsors, AvramCamp is offering several $500 travel scholarships.

Scholarships will be awarded competitively based on the committee’s ranking of applications received by the deadline of May 17, 2019.

Scholarship Eligibility

ALA attendees are encouraged to participate in AvramCamp if they:

  • Identify as a woman or non-binary in a way that is significant to them;
  • Participate in library technology (in any role);
  • Can actively participate in discussions about women’s and non-binary people’s experiences in library technology, including talking about their achievements and the challenges they face;
  • Want to work together and share strategies to support and promote women in the field;
  • Are young or old; students or professionals; from a diverse range of backgrounds and types of libraries; and reflective of the breadth of librarianship.

These scholarships are intended for people who couldn’t otherwise attend AvramCamp. We can’t assess your financial need and trust you to self-identify accurately.

How to apply

Please fill out the application formhttps://forms.gle/TvFZ3boFQpHM1sxX9

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Do you want to participate in AvramCamp, LITA’s AdaCamp-inspired event, a one-day unconference for women and non-binary people in library technology, at ALA Annual in Washington, D.C.? Would travel funding help you to attend? Thanks to support from our sponsors, LITA is offering several $500 travel scholarships. Applications are due May 17, 2019; we will notify you by May 31, 2019.

Applications are due May 17th and scholarship winners will be notified by May 31st.

Scholarship selections will be made by the LITA AvramCamp Steering Committee.

Thank you to our generous individual donors!

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We also thank our sponsor, OCLC, for supporting travel scholarships to help build connections for participants who would not otherwise have access to these opportunities

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