[Asis-l] NEASIS&T Student Travel Award Available - Deadline Friday, April 30

Beata Panagopoulos beatapana at gmail.com
Tue Mar 16 23:24:59 EDT 2010


STUDENT TRAVEL AWARD AVAILABLE (Deadline: Friday, April 30, 2010)

The American Society for Information Science & Technology, New England
Chapter (NEASIS&T) is pleased to announce the availability of two awards of
up to $750 each to reimburse expenses for attendance at the ASIS&T Annual
Meeting (October 22-27, 2010, Pittsburgh, PA). Applications must be received
by Friday, April 30. The winner(s) will be notified by Monday, May 24.

Up to two awards for the best paper(s) in information science will be
offered to student members of ASIS&T* 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 2009/2010 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 NEASIS&T representative at the conference.

Additional criteria:
    * Papers must be written in English.
    * Papers should be 10-15 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
2009/10 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 ASIS&T membership (e.g. ASIS&T member number, copy of email
receipt of payment, or photocopy of check canceled by ASIS&T Headquarters)


The ASIS&T 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 2010 Annual Meeting, “Navigating
Streams in an Information Ecosystem” takes place October 22-27, 2010 in
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Papers should be submitted as attachments and sent by email to:
beata.panagopoulos at gmail.com

    * You may join ASIS&T via the web at
**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) 491-3871, e-mail:
beata.panagopoulos at gmail.com
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