[Neasis-l] NEASIST Student Travel Award for ASIS&T '06 in Austin DEADLINE May 26!

beata_panagopoulos at Harvard.Edu beata_panagopoulos at Harvard.Edu
Wed May 3 14:55:43 EDT 2006



STUDENT TRAVEL AWARD AVAILABLE (Deadline: Friday, May 26, 2006)

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 (Nov. 3-9, 2006).  Applications must be received by Friday, May 26.
winner(s) will be notified by Tuesday, June 20.

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 2005/2006 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 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 2005/06
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 2006 Annual Meeting,
"Information Realities: Shaping the Digital Future for All" takes place
November 3-9, 2006 in Austin, Texas.


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

*You may join ASIST via the web at http://www.asist.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 Beata at (617) 496-1775, e-mail:
beata_panagopoulos at harvard.edu

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