Thursday, December 6, 2007

ART LIBRARIES SOCIETY OF NORTH AMERICA (ARLIS/NA) Student Conference Awards

ART LIBRARIES SOCIETY OF NORTH AMERICA (ARLIS/NA)

The Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) is offering three student awards for conference attendance to the Society's 36th annual conference to be held in Denver, Colorado from May 1-5, 2008.

STUDENT CONFERENCE ATTENDANCE AWARD (1 award/$750.00)

Eligibility: Student members who are active participants in ARLIS/NA and are currently enrolled in an accredited graduate program in Library Studies and/or Information Studies or have recently graduated (within 12 mos. of graduation).

Purpose: To encourage participation in ARLIS/NA by assisting students considering a career in art librarianship or visual resources to attend the annual ARLIS/NA conference.

JUDITH A HOFFBERG STUDENT AWARD FOR CONFERENCE ATTENDANCE (1 award/$750)

Sponsored by the Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) the Judith A. Hoffberg Student Award for Conference Attendance is given annually in honor of the founding of ARLIS/NA and its first president. The Art Libraries Society of North America was founded in 1972 by a group of art librarians attending the American Library Association annual conference in Chicago at the initiative of Judith Hoffberg.

Eligibility: Students who are currently enrolled in an accredited graduate program in Library Studies and/or Information Studies or have recently graduated (within 12 mos. of graduation)
Purpose: To encourage students considering a career in art librarianship or visual resources to participate in the activities of ARLIS/NA.

STUDENT DIVERSITY AWARD FOR CONFERENCE ATTENDANCE (1 award/ $750)

Eligibility: Students from a traditionally under-represented group who are currently enrolled in an accredited graduate program in Library Studies and/or Information Studies or have recently graduated (within 12 mos. of graduation)

Purpose: To encourage multicultural students considering a career in art librarianship/visual

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