[Asis-l] LAST REMINDER: NEASIST Student Travel Award for ASIS&T '07 deadline FRIDAY, May 25

beata_panagopoulos at Harvard.Edu beata_panagopoulos at Harvard.Edu
Fri May 18 13:56:46 EDT 2007

Last reminder to students in New England, Upstate New York, and Eastern 
Canada - send your papers in for the Neasist Student Travel Award 
competition - deadline next Friday, May 25



STUDENT TRAVEL AWARD AVAILABLE (Deadline: Friday, May 25, 2007)

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 Annual 
Meeting (Oct. 18-25, 2007).  Applications must be received by Friday, May 
25.  The winner(s) will be notified by Tuesday, June 19.

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 2006/2007 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 15-20 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 2006/07 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 2007 Annual Meeting, 
"Joining Research and Practice: Social Computing and Information Science" 
takes place October 18-25, 2007 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.


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

*You may join ASIST via the web at http://www.asist.org/membership.html

**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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