[Asis-l] NEASIST Student Travel Awards for ASIST '04 in Providence, RI

beata_panagopoulos at Harvard.Edu beata_panagopoulos at Harvard.Edu
Wed Feb 18 14:30:37 EST 2004


STUDENT TRAVEL AWARD AVAILABLE (Deadline: Friday, April 9, 2004)

The American Society for Information Science & Technology, New England
Chapter (NEASIST) is pleased to announce the availability of two awards of
up to $750 each to reimburse expenses for attendance at the ASIST November,
2004 Annual Meeting.  Applications must be received by Friday, April 9.
The winner(s) will be notified by Tuesday, May 4.

Up to two awards for the best paper(s) in information science will be
offered to student members of ASIST* in the New England, Upstate New York
or Eastern Canada regions.  Students must be enrolled in an information
science** master's or doctoral program.  The award(s) are made based upon
submission of a paper written during the 2003/2004 academic year on any
topic in the field of information science.  The paper may be one already
submitted or one that will be submitted for course credit during this
academic year.  In order to be reimbursed, the award winner will submit
receipts substantiating travel and conference related expenses, such as
costs for registration, airfare, food, and lodging.  The award winner will
also be expected to meet with a NEASIST representative at the conference.

Additional criteria:

"     Papers must be written in English.
"     Papers should be 5-10 pages long (250-300 words per page)
"     Student must be sole author.
"     More than one paper submission is allowed.
"     Paper may also have been submitted to a conference, award
competition, or to a journal for publication, as long as it was written
during the 2003/04 academic year.

The coversheet should include the following information:

"     Applicant's name
"     Address
"     Phone number
"     E-mail address
"     School affiliation / information science program
"     Student ID number
"     Proof of ASIST membership (e.g.  ASIST member number, photocopy of
ASIST application, or photocopy of check canceled by ASIST Headquarters)


The ASIST Annual meeting is one of the most highly regarded meetings in the
information science field.  It covers the breadth of activities and
endeavors of the information community with technical sessions addressing
specialties of the information professional.  The 2004 Annual Meeting,
"Managing and Enhancing Information: Cultures and Conflicts" takes place
November 13-18, 2004 in Providence, Rhode Island.


Papers should be submitted as MS Word attachments and sent by email to:
beata_panagopoulos at harvard.edu

*You may join ASIST via the web at http://www.asis.org/

**Terms describing information science programs are varied:  they may be
called "Library and Information Studies, "Information Science and Policy,"
"Information and Library Science," Information Studies, etc."

Questions?  Contact Beata at (617) 496-1775, e-mail:
beata_panagopoulos at harvard.edu

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