[Neasis-l] REMINDER: NEASIST Student Travel Award, deadline April 4

beata_panagopoulos at Harvard.Edu beata_panagopoulos at Harvard.Edu
Fri Mar 21 16:12:38 EST 2003



The American Society for Information Science & Technology, New England
Chapter (NEASIST) is pleased to announce the availability of an award of up
to $1000 to reimburse expenses for attendance at the ASIST October, 2003
Annual Meeting.  Applications must be received by Friday, April 4.  The
winner will be notified by Tuesday, April 29.

One award for the best paper in information science is offered to a student
member of ASIST* in the New England, Upstate New York or Eastern Canada
regions.  The award is made based upon submission of a paper written during
the 2002/2003 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.
**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 2002/03
academic year.

The coversheet should include the following information:

   Applicant's name
   Phone number
   E-mail address
   School affiliation
   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 2003 Annual Meeting,
"Humanizing Information Technology : From Ideas to Bits and Back" takes
place October 20-23, 2003 in Long Beach, California.


Papers should be submitted as email attachments in MS Word to:
beata_panagopoulos at harvard.edu Hard copies may be sent to: Beata
Panagopoulos, NEASIST Student Travel Award, Kennedy School of Government
Library, 79 JFK St., Cambridge, MA 02138.

*You may join ASIST via the web at http://www.asis.org/ or to obtain ASIST
membership applications and information, please contact Beata at (617)
496-1775, e-mail: beata_panagopoulos at harvard.edu

Electronic submissions are encouraged.


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