[Libs-Or] Continuing Resources Award Call for Nominations

Shirleanne M Ackerman Gahan sgahan at uw.edu
Thu Oct 18 16:47:04 PDT 2018

*ALCTS CRS First Steps Award Call for Nominations*

*Deadline for nominations and supporting materials is December 1.*

*Hello Oregon Libraries~~*

Please nominate yourself or a colleague for the Association for Library
Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) First Steps Award, a professional
development grant.

The ALCTS Continuing Resources Section presents the award, a Wiley
Professional Development Grant. The award provides librarians who are new
to the serials field with the opportunity to broaden their perspectives and
encourages professional development and participation at American Library
Association (ALA) conferences and Continuing Resources Section activities.

ALCTS members with five or less years of professional experience in the
continuing resources field are eligible. The award consists of $1,500,
donated by Wiley, and is applicable toward round trip transportation,
lodging, registration fees, etc. Eligible applicants may apply more than

Winners will be chosen based on: commitment to professional development in
the continuing resources field as shown by participation in continuing
education activities, workshops and previous participation in professional
activities; candidate’s written justification for the grant in terms of
commitment to and interest in continuing resources related work; personal
professional development; financial need; two letters of reference; and a

Nomination packets should include: Candidate’s statement addressing the
criteria, two letters of reference, and a vita.
  Send nominations to: Ginger Williams
<ginger.williams at txstate.edu?subject=First%20Step%20Award%2C%20A%20Wiley%20Professional%20Development%20Grant>,
chair, First Step Jury

Visit the First Step Award page
for more information.

Thanks for considering!!

*Shirleanne Ackerman Gahan*
University of Washington, MLIS candidate
sgahan at uw.edu
971.222.5186 <(971)%20222-5186>

University of Portland, Serials Technical Assistant
gahan at up.edu
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