[Libs-Or] Maureen Flanagan Battistella awarded ACRL-OR Professional Development Scholarship

ACRLOR Communication acrlorcommunication at olaweb.org
Tue Aug 8 09:13:50 PDT 2017

The final 2016-2017 ACRL-OR Professional Development Scholarship has been
awarded to Maureen Flanagan Battistella of Southern Oregon University
<http://www2.sou.edu/>.  This scholarship is designed to allow ACRL-OR
members the chance to apply for awards of up to $250 to attend conferences,
workshops, courses, seminars, or other learning opportunities three times
throughout the year. You can find out more about the multiple scholarship
opportunities ACRL-OR provides on the ACRL-OR Scholarships page

Battistella will use her award to attend the American Association for State
and Local History <http://about.aaslh.org/home/> 2017 Annual Conference
next month in Austin, TX. While Battisstella has an MLS, she currently
holds as assistant professor affiliate and research anthropologist
appointment in SOU’s Sociology and Anthropology Program. Battistella
partners with Hannon Library <http://hanlib2.sou.edu/index.html>
 colleagues, Jackson County Library <http://jcls.org/home> staff, and
others to create “unique digital collections that tell the stories of
Southern Oregon.” Her projects have been funded by the Erath Family
Foundation (document wine in Southern Oregon), Rogue Valley Winegrowers
Association <http://rvwinegrowers.org/>, the Oregon Heritage Commission
<http://www.oregon.gov/oprd/HCD/OHC/Pages/index.aspx>, the National
Endowment for the Humanities (Common Heritage grant to document
agricultural and logging family histories
<https://news.sou.edu/tag/maureen-battistella/>), and most recently, LSTA.

Battistella presented on aspects of her work at the 2016 OLA Annual
plans on submitting another proposal for OLA 2018.

Are you looking for support to attend a professional development event of
your own? Applications for the ACRL-OR Professional Development Scholarship
<https://acrloregon.org/acrl-oregon-scholarships/#pdscholarships> are
reviewed three times a year. *The next deadline is November 30, 2017.*

~ Uta Hussong-Christian, ACRL-OR Past President
Oregon State University Libraries & Press

Communications Coordinator, ACRL-Oregon
Email:  acrlorcommunication at olaweb.org
Website:  http://acrloregon.org/
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