Monday, March 3, 2008

CAS/ASIS&T/SIG STI Student Travel Award - call for applications

This travel grant is a great opportunity for anyone with an interest in Science Librarianship to attend the ASIS&T Annual Meeting. I was able to go to the 2006 meeting in Austin thanks to this grant and it was a fantastic experience - wonderful people and interesting sessions. If you have an interest or background in chemistry I would strongly encourage you to apply for this award.

Andrea M. Wright, M.L.I.S.

American Society for
Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T)
Announces Student Grant

The ASIS&T Special Interest Group on Scientific and Technical
Information Systems is offering a $1,000 grant to a library and
information science student, with an interest or background in chemistry
or chemical engineering, to defray the cost of attending the 2008 ASIS&T
annual meeting. This money has been made available through a grant from
Chemical Abstracts Service, a division of the American Chemical Society.

ASIS&T Annual Meeting 2008

"People Transforming Information - Information Transforming People"
October 24-29, 2008, Columbus, Ohio

Requirements:
1. A demonstrated interest in chemistry and information science.
2. A current graduate student. Full-time enrollment is not
mandatory, but will be given preference.

Please complete the enclosed application form and submit it to:
http://www.softconf.com/asist/CAS06/submit.html

Note: Application form is attached to this email. You may fill in the
application form and upload your file in Word or PDF format.

Application deadline: June 1, 2008

Notification of results to applicants: July 10, 2008

Inquiries can be directed to:

Dr. Jian Qin
SIG/STI Awards Chair
School of Information Studies
Syracuse University
235 Hinds Hall
Syracuse, NY 13244-4100
Phone: 315-443-5642
Fax: 315-443-5806
E-mail: jqin@syr.edu

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