[Asis-l] PVC Student Travel Award Announced

Nichole Kallas nkallas at usgs.gov
Fri Sep 16 09:08:55 EDT 2005


(Deadline: Friday, September 30, 2005)

The American Society for Information Science & Technology, Potomac Valley
Chapter (PVC ASIST) is pleased to announce the availability of two awards
of up to $400 each to reimburse expenses for attendance at the ASIST Annual
Meeting (Oct. 28-Nov. 2, 2005).  Applications must be received by Friday,
September 30.  The winner(s) will be notified by Friday, October 14.

Up to two awards for the best paper(s) in information science will be
offered to student members of ASIST* in the Potomac Valley Region,
including Maryland, Virginia, the District of Columbia, and Delaware.
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 2004/2005 academic year on any topic in the field of information
science.  The paper may be one submitted last year (or during summer
school) 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 PVCASIST 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 2004/05 academic year.

The coversheet (first page of document) should include the following

*       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 2005 Annual Meeting,
"Sparking Synergies: Bringing Research and Practice Together" takes place
Oct. 28-Nov. 2, 2005 in Charlotte, North Carolina.


Papers should be submitted as MS Word attachments and sent by email to:
nkallas at usgs.gov

*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 Nichole at e-mail: nkallas at usgs.gov

More information about the Asis-l mailing list