[Libs-Or] Seeking nominations! CRS First Step Award

Shirleanne M Ackerman Gahan sgahan at uw.edu
Fri Nov 15 09:58:57 PST 2019

Do you know a new and fantastic serials professional who would love to
attend ALA and win some grant money??

*The deadline for nominations and supporting materials is Dec. 1*.

Nominations are being accepted for the 2020 Association for Library
Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) awards for outstanding achievement
and promise in the field of serials and continuing resources. The awards
are presented by the Continuing Resources Section of ALCTS.
One award honors an individual who shows outstanding promise in the field
of serials, while the other recognizes an individual whose work represents
the finest achievements in research, collaboration, creative work,
leadership and service.

*First Step Award*
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 once. 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 vita.

Send nominations to Shirleanne Ackerman Gahan <gahan at up.edu>,
chair, First Step Jury.
Visit the First Step Award page
more information.

Thanks for passing this along!

*Shirleanne Ackerman Gahan*
University of Washington, MLIS
sgahan at uw.edu
shirl.gahan at gmail.com
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