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Medical Library Association Seeks Applications for Research, Development, Demonstration Project Grant

Medical Library Association Seeks Applications for Research, Development, Demonstration Project Grant

FEBRUARY 23, 2016

DEADLINE: DECEMBER 1, 2016
Grants of up to $1,000 will be awarded in support of research, development, or demonstration projects designed to promote excellence in the field of health sciences librarianship and information sciences. The program does not support activities that are operational in nature or have only local usefulness. More than one award may be granted in a year.The Medical Library Association is seeking applications for its Research, Development, and Demonstration Project grant program.

To be eligible, applicants must hold a graduate degree in library science; be a practicing health sciences librarian with at least two years of professional experience; and be a citizen of or have permanent residence status in either the United States or Canada. Priority will be given to individual MLA members.

For complete program guidelines and application instructions, see the MLA website.

Link to Complete RFP

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The LMD Career Advancement Award deadline is coming up fast. Please consider applying for this great opportunity!

SLA’s Leadership and Management Division’s Career Advancement Award is designed to inspire new professionals who are looking to develop their own leadership and management abilities, and will be presented to an individual in the first five years of her or his information career.

The winner will be provided with financial support and mentorship to attend SLA’s Annual Conference. The Award includes one full Conference registration, complimentary tickets to all LMD ticketed events, registration to a pre-Conference LMD sponsored workshop (if offered), and $1500 US for travel expenses.

Applicants should submit a proposal describing a concept for a project or initiative inspired by LMD’s professional development activity. The winning proposal will:

  • characterize the target audience, delivery mechanism, focus, and learning outcomes expected
  • demonstrate an interest in furthering LMD’s strategic goals

Submit your proposal by March 1, 2016 midnight EST to Deb Hunt at dhunt@milibrary.org

So don’t delay – this is your chance to participate in developing and implementing a new project, to increase LMD members’ professional skill sets, and to earn the opportunity to travel to the SLA Conference and meet information professionals from all parts of the globe. For all the details visit: http://lmd.sla.org/?page_id=5661

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Congratulations to our 2015 SLA-SD Scholarship Recipient!

We’re very pleased to announce that Sharesly Rodriguez is the recipient of the SLA-SD 2015 Scholarship!

Sharesly is pursuing her MLIS degree at the iSchool, San Jose State University.  She is a recent graduate of the University of California, Santa Cruz, with a BA in Legal Studies and Sociology.  She has experience working in a variety of library settings, including academic and law libraries, and public records archives.

In addition to a busy school and work schedule, Sharesly has agreed to serve as the SLA-SD Chapter Student Liaison for 2016.  Thanks, Sharesly, and welcome!

 

sharesly

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SLA-SD Scholarship Application due November 9th

https://flic.kr/p/a3CYzE (Cindy Schultz)

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A reminder to our students out there that the San Diego Chapter of the Special Libraries Association (SLA-SD) is accepting applications for our 2015 Student scholarship. The deadline is Monday, November 9, 2015, and the scholarship is for $1000 plus a one-year student membership in SLA-SD.The annual scholarship is awarded to a San Diego County resident currently enrolled in any ALA-accredited Master’s degree program.

If you are:

  • a resident of San Diego County
  • enrolled in an ALA-accredited Master’s degree program
  • interested in pursuing a career in special libraries.

To be considered, please submit:

  • a personal statement of 500-1000 words discussing your interest in special libraries and your future career goals
  • a current resume, which should include MLS/MLIS/MIS coursework you’ve completed to date and your anticipated graduation date.

Upon selection, the scholarship recipient must submit proof of enrollment in an ALA-accredited Master’s degree program (unofficial transcript) and proof of residency in San Diego County (copy of driver’s license or voter registration card).

The scholarship recipient will also be invited to join the SLA-SD Advisory Board as Student Liaison.

When registering for the one-year SLA student membership, the recipient MUST become an affiliated member of the San Diego Chapter of SLA.

To submit an application, please email your personal statement and resume (.doc(x) or PDF) attachments to m2slis13@gmail.com by November 9, 2015. Please use the subject line “SLA-SD Scholarship Application.”

The winner will be notified by late November. The scholarship will be officially awarded at the chapter’s Holiday Dinner in December.

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Apply for the SLA-SD 2015 Student Scholarship!

A reminder to our students out there that the San Diego Chapter of the Special Libraries Association (SLA-SD) is accepting applications for our 2015 Student scholarship. The deadline is Monday, November 9, 2015, and the scholarship is for $1000 plus a one-year student membership in SLA-SD.

The annual scholarship is awarded to a San Diego County resident currently enrolled in any ALA-accredited Master’s degree program.

If you are:

  • a resident of San Diego County
  • enrolled in an ALA-accredited Master’s degree program
  • interested in pursuing a career in special libraries.

 

To be considered, please submit:

  • a personal statement of 500-1000 words discussing your interest in special libraries and your future career goals
  • a current resume, which should include MLS/MLIS/MIS coursework you’ve completed to date and your anticipated graduation date.

 

Upon selection, the scholarship recipient will also be required to submit proof of enrollment in an ALA-accredited Master’s degree program (unofficial transcript) and proof of residency in San Diego County (copy of driver’s license or voter registration card).  When registering for the one-year SLA student membership, the recipient MUST become an affiliated member of the San Diego Chapter of SLA.

To submit an application, please email your personal statement and resume (.doc(x) or PDF) attachments to m2slis13@gmail.com by November 9, 2015. Please use the subject line “SLA-SD Scholarship Application.”

The winner will be notified by late November. The scholarship will be officially awarded at the chapter’s Holiday Dinner in December.

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Now Accepting Applications for 2015 SLA-SD Student Scholarship!

The San Diego Chapter of the Special Libraries Association (SLA-SD) is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 2015 student scholarship. The scholarship includes $1000 plus a one-year student membership in SLA as a San Diego Chapter member.

 

To quality, applicants must:

  • be a resident of San Diego County
  • be enrolled in an ALA-accredited Master’s degree program
  • have an interest in pursuing a career in special libraries.

 

To be considered, please submit:

  • a personal statement of 500-1000 words discussing your interest in special libraries and your future career goals
  • a current resume, which should include MLS/MLIS/MIS coursework you’ve completed to date and your anticipated graduation date.

 

Upon selection, the scholarship recipient will also be required to submit proof of enrollment in an ALA-accredited Master’s degree program (unofficial transcript) and proof of residency in San Diego County (copy of driver’s license or voter registration card).  When registering for the one-year SLA student membership, the recipient MUST become an affiliated member of the San Diego Chapter of SLA.

To submit an application, please email your personal statement and resume (.doc(x) or PDF) attachments to m2slis13@gmail.com by November 9, 2015. Please use the subject line “SLA-SD Scholarship Application.”

The winner will be notified by late November. The scholarship will be officially awarded at the chapter’s Holiday Dinner in December.

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SAVE THE DATE: SLA-SD Annual Business Meeting & Holiday Dinner, Dec 9

Please plan to join SLA-San Diego for our annual Business Meeting & Holiday Dinner on Tuesday, December 9th at Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza in Del Mar!

The evening will include a wrap-up of our 2014 activities, a short awards ceremony, the presentation of our slate of Chapter Officers for 2015, and a family style dinner. It will also be a great opportunity to connect with colleagues and celebrate an excellent year for SLA-SD!

Details:

Location: Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza, Del Mar
Date: Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Address: 12925 El Camino Real, San Diego, CA 92130
Map and restaurant information: http://www.sammyspizza.com/location/del-mar/

Stay tuned! Registration information, including cost and food details, will be sent out next week.

We hope to see you there!

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Now Accepting Applications for 2014 SLA-SD Student Scholarship!

The San Diego Chapter of the Special Libraries Association (SLA-SD) is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for its 2014 scholarship. The scholarship is $1000 plus a one-year student membership in SLA-SD.

In order to qualify, applicants must:

• Be a resident of San Diego County

• Be enrolled in an ALA-accredited Master’s degree program

• Have an interest in pursuing a career in special libraries

To be considered, applicants must submit:

• A personal statement of 500-1000 words discussing their interest in special libraries and future career goals

• A current resume, which should include MLIS coursework completed to date and anticipated graduation date

Upon selection, the recipient will also be required to submit proof of enrollment in an ALA-accredited Master’s degree program (unofficial transcript) and proof of residency in San Diego County (copy of driver’s license or voter registration card). Upon registration for the one-year SLA student membership, the recipient MUST become an affiliated member of the San Diego Chapter of SLA.

To submit an application, send your personal statement and resume as .doc (or .docx) attachments to leezg@uci.edu by Monday, November 24, 2014. Please use the subject line “SLA-SD Scholarship Application.”

The winner will be notified in early December. The scholarship will be officially awarded at the chapter’s Holiday Dinner in December.

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SLA-SD 2014 Non-Profit Librarian Scholarship

The San Diego Chapter of the Special Libraries Association (SLA-SD) is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for a special 2014 scholarship for non-profit librarians. The purpose of the scholarship is threefold:

  1. to provide a one-year membership in SLA-SD;
  2. to cover the cost of attendance to the SLA-SD Fall Seminar (to be held on Friday, October 24, 2014);
  3. to encourage participation in SLA-SD governance by non-profit librarians.

The scholarship winner shall serve on an SLA-SD committee of their choice during 2014-15.

In order to qualify, applicants must:

  • be a resident of San Diego County
  • be employed as an information professional at a non-profit (or not-for-profit) organization

To be considered, applicants must submit:

  • a personal statement of up to 250 words discussing their interest in special libraries and how they would benefit from attending the SLA-SD fall seminar
  • a current resume

Upon selection, the recipient will be required to submit proof of residency in San Diego County (copy of driver’s license or voter registration card). To submit an application, send your personal statement and resume as PDF attachments to tmatlin(at)csusm(dot)edu by Monday, September 8, 2014. Please use the subject line “SLA-SD 2014 Non-Profit Librarian Scholarship Application.” The winner will be notified in late September. The scholarship will be officially awarded at the Fall Seminar.

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Congratulations to 2014 SLA-SD Scholarship Recipient!

A big congratulations and welcome to Zemirah Lee, SLA-SD’s 2014 scholarship recipient! 

Zem works as a Project Manager on a federally funded research project studying young adult space practices in public libraries. She is also currently interning at Grossmont Community College. Her educational focus is on reference & instruction with an emphasis on information and digital literacy, instruction design and community outreach.

She holds a BA in English Literature from the University of California in San Diego and will be earning her Masters in Library and Information Sciences from San Jose State University this coming spring.

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