ASLS/ESLN Special Project Grant

ASLS and the ESLN offer an annual grant to an academic or special librarian. The grant enables the recipient to pursue a special project at an academic or special library that benefits the recipients' professional development as well as the strategic mission of the institution.

 

Financial Support: $1,500

 

Funding may be used to:

 

•Purchase specialized equipment

•Hire a temporary worker

•Train staff

•Implement a new service
 

Who May Apply: Active ASLS members. Current ASLS board members cannot self-nominate.

 

To apply:

 

•Provide a statement describing the proposed project.

•Provide a statement describing how the proposed project supports the applicants’ professional development.

•Provide a statement describing how the proposed project supports the strategic mission of the institution.

 

Proposals will be evaluated on both the strength of the applicant’s statement of project needs, the clarity of project goals, and the presentation of an achievable work plan.

 

The application deadline for this award is September 15, 2017. 

 

Email nomination materials to Marcy Strong, mstrong@library.rochester.edu

 

 

For more information, contact:

Marcy Strong
Metadata Projects Librarian
River Campus Libraries 
University of Rochester
755 Library Road 
Rochester, NY  14627-0055
(585) 273-2325 | mstrong@library.rochester.edu