[Eurchap] SLA - PAM International Relations Call for Nominations - REMINDER

Nisa Bakkalbasi nisa.bakkalbasi at yale.edu
Mon Sep 11 09:20:02 EDT 2006



The Special Libraries Association (SLA) 
Physics-Astronomy-Mathematics (PAM) Division is 
now calling for nominations for the International 
Membership Award. The SLA-PAM Division will 
present this award to a librarian from the 
developing world; it provides a two-year SLA 
membership, for the years 2007 and 2008. For 
complete information, please visit the following web page:


Please submit nominations to the incoming chair 
of the International Relations Committee (IRC) of 
the PAM Division (address below) by October 31st, 
2006. The award will be announced in November 2006. Thank you.

The purpose of the award is to provide an 
opportunity for librarians from the developing 
world to be an active member of SLA and of SLA-PAM.

•       The award will provide SLA membership, 
including PAM Division affiliation, for a period of two years.
•       The award recipient will serve as a 
member of PAM's International Relations Committee 
(IRC) during the term of the award.
•       PAM will fund the award recipient to 
attend SLA's annual conference during the first year of the award.
•       The award recipient will prepare a short 
report on the state of scientific 
information/libraries in his/her country, to be 
presented to the membership at the annual SLA 
conference either in person or in writing.
•       The award recipient will also prepare a 
final report reflecting on his/her experience 
with PAM and providing recommendations for future 
improvements to the award program; this report is 
to be sent before the end of the second year of 
the award to the PAM Executive Board and PAM IRC.

•       The nominee must reside and work in a 
developing country and have basic English skills.
•       The nominee must be working currently in 
a library, information center, library school or 
other information-related capacity, in one of the 
subject areas related to science and technology. 
Priority will be given to applicants working in 
Physics-Astronomy-Mathematics areas.
•       The nominee will not have had a previous 
opportunity to become actively involved in SLA, 
such as by attending an SLA conference or other 
professional library association meetings in the U.S.

Nomination Process:
Self nominations are encouraged. Nomination 
documentation should include the following:
•       A letter highlighting the candidate's 
professional career and qualification and 
explaining why this person should be granted the award.
•       The candidate's current professional resume.
•       Contact information for the nominee: 
name, position, business address, and (if possible) email address.

Nominations are to be submitted by 31 October, 
2006, to the PAM IRC incoming chair, and the 
award recipient will be announced in November. 
Selection will be made by the PAM Executive Board 
in consultation with the PAM IRC chair.

Please submit nominations to:

Nisa Bakkalbasi
Incoming Chair, SLA-PAM International Relations Committee

Yale University Library
130 Wall Street
P.O. Box 208240
New Haven, CT  06520-8240

Phone: (203) 436-2851 | Fax: (203) 432-8527 | Email: nisa.bakkalbasi at yale.edu

Nisa Bakkalbasi
Electronic Collections Librarian
Yale University Library
130 Wall Street, P.O. Box 208240
New Haven, CT  06520-8240
Phone: (203) 436-2851  |  Fax: (203) 432-8527

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