Inspec’s SLA Student Travel Award

Jan 12, 2007 by

If you were a Librarian, in charge of the science or engineering collections, how would you go about promoting databases within your collection to the appropriate departments that can benefit from it? What could the database producers do to assist in your efforts (e.g., send you promotional items, etc.). Explain how your efforts will benefit your organization.

That’s the challenge to students looking to attend the Special Libraries Association conference in Denver CO (June 3-6, 2007). Students looking to win the $1200 Inspec Award can submit an essay answering the questions above. To enter, you must be a student member of SLA and attending your first conference. The deadline for your submission is March 1, 2007.

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Special Libraries Association Engineering Division Announces

Inspec’s
$ 1200 Travel Stipend AWARD

To Attend the SLA Annual Meeting in
Denver CO, 3-6 June 2007

Inspec is sponsoring for library school students the award of a $1200.00 travel stipend toward payment of expenses incurred while attending the annual Special Libraries Association conference in Denver CO, June 3-6, 2007.

The Inspec Award will be given to the qualified student who submits an essay of three or less double spaced typed pages that is judged to be the best essay submitted describing

If you were a Librarian, in charge of the science or engineering collections, how would you go about promoting databases within your collection to the appropriate departments that can benefit from it? What could the database producers do to assist in your efforts (e.g., send you promotional items, etc.). Explain how your efforts will benefit your organization.

Qualifications for Entering Award Competition:

1. Be a student member of the Special Libraries Association.
2. Be attending his or her first SLA Conference.

Special Instructions:

1. Give your full name, address, telephone number, e mail address, and a statement, on one page, of your qualifications, as given above, for entering the award competition. Include the name of your library school.

2. Type your full name (without any additional personal information) at the top of each essay page. Double space the typing on all pages.

Deadline for Submission: March 1.

The recipient of the Inspec Award will be notified by April 1.

Submit Entries for the award to:

Bette Finn, SLA Engineering Division Awards Committee
Georgia Tech Library and Information Center
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, Georgia 30332‑0900
Voicemail: (404) 894‑1790 Fax: (404) 894‑8190
E‑mail: bette.finn@library.gatech.edu

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