SLA-ENG: nominations for travel awards
The Awards Committee of the Engineering Division of SLA is now accepting nominations to its new Engineering Division Continuing Education Travel Award, sponsored by IEEE. The award is a $1000 stipend for expenses incurred while attending any CE course offered at the annual SLA conference in Baltimore, MD.
The stipend may be applied to travel, food, and one night’s accommodation. Award applicants must be members in good standing in the SLA Engineering Division for at least one year as of January 1, 2006. The winner will be required to submit an article to SciTech News within twelve months of completion on how the course helped them either in library applications or professionally. Apply by submitting a one to three page (double spaced) essay on how you will benefit professionally from the specific continuing education course. Include your full name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address. Please type your full name at the top of each essay page.
Deadline for submission is March 1, 2006. Submit to Penny S. Sympson, SLA Engineering Division Awards Committee, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc., 330 Pfingsten Road, Northbrook, IL 60062, Fax: (847) 498‑0358.