[Libs-Or] STAR and Atlas Systems Offer Mentoring Award Opportunity

Brandie Baumann bbaumann at BCR.ORG
Wed Oct 8 15:37:37 PDT 2008

Posted on behalf of Heather Clark, BCR Member Services Librarian

Contact: hclark at bcr.org <mailto:hclark at bcr.org> ; 800.397.1552



STARS-Atlas Systems Mentoring Award


Are you new to the field of interlibrary loan/document delivery or
electronic reserves (been in the profession less than two years or have
recently accepted an interlibrary loan, resource sharing or electronic
reserves position and have little or no experience in that area)? Do you
have hands-on involvement in the areas of borrowing, lending, document
delivery, electronic reserves, material delivery, or resource sharing?
Do you want a mentoring opportunity at ALA?


If yes, then this award is for you!


M.L.S. or ALA membership is not required for this award. Preference will
be given to individuals who evidence greatest need of this stipend for
the purposes of professional development, networking, initial or
continuing education, and service to their local community. The
STARS-Atlas Systems Mentoring Committee will assign a mentor to the
recipient for the conference to help them navigate through the
conference experience.

This cash award of $1,000 is for travel expenses to attend ALA annual
conference. This award is expected to cover the majority of expenses
including: ALA registration, ALA membership (if not yet a member),
hotel, meals and travel). Atlas Systems, Inc.
<http://www.atlas-sys.com/>  is the sponsor.

Submission Criteria

The deadline for the nomination is Monday, December 15, 2008. Please
submit the following credentials to Amy Paulus, Chair of the STARS-Atlas
Systems Mentoring Award Committee (see contact information below):

*Proof of entry into this field for the first time, in the form of
written confirmation from the human resources office or the library
*An updated resume that can be verified by Committee members. 
*A brief description of your position, department, and library. 
*A statement of petition, in essay format (no more than three pages)
which answers the following questions: 
          *Why are you interested in attending ALA Annual? 
          *What benefits would you like to see in mentoring at ALA
          *How might your attendance benefit service at your local
          *What, in particular, interests you in interlibrary loan,
resource sharing or electronic reserves? 

The following conditions are expected of the recipient: 

*Recipient attends ALA Annual in 2009. 
*Recipient attends the ALA RUSA STARS ILL Discussion Group meeting, ALA
RUSA STARS All Committee Meeting (Education and Training Committee), 
       and attends some of the events sponsored by Atlas Systems, Inc.
*Recipient makes travel arrangements; however, some assistance may be
offered by Atlas Systems, Inc. 

On behalf of the STARS-Atlas Systems Mentoring Award Committee, thank
you for your consideration!
Amy Paulus, Pamela Flinton and Danielle Cournoyer

For more information on the award:

For more information about ALA STARS (Sharing and Transforming Access to
Resources Section):

Contact Information: 

Amy R. Paulus

Head, Access Services

University of Iowa Libraries

125 W. Washington Street

Iowa City, IA 52242

319-335-5916 (Phone)

319-335-5830 (Fax)

amy-fuls at uiowa.edu



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