Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Travel award - ALA/ students

Are you an aspiring business librarian or do you know someone who is? Send in your nominations! The deadline for submissions for the 2010 Gale/Cengage Student Travel award has been extended until: March 1, 2010. Please forward this to your local library school listserv or to any other potential candidates!

The BRASS Gale/Cengage Student Travel award is a $1000 cash award given to a student enrolled in an ALA accredited master's degree program to fund travel to and attendance at the ALA Annual Conference and a one-year membership in the Business Reference and Services Section (BRASS) of RUSA. Applicants should have demonstrated interest in a career as a business reference librarian, and a potential to be a leader in the profession as demonstrated by activities that may include (but are not limited to) coursework, internships, jobs, special projects, and publications.

More info as well as the nomination form can be found here:

Please send the complete nomination packet in electronic format to the Committee Chair Diana Wu at diana.wu@sjsu.eduwith this subject line: BRASS Gale/Cengage Student Travel Award

Questions? Contact Diana Wu, chair of BRASS' Gale/Cengage Student Travel Award committee: or 408-808-2087

Celia Ross

BRASS Chair, 2009-2010

Associate Librarian

Faculty Research Services & Reference Services

Kresge Business Administration Library

Stephen M. Ross School of Business

University of Michigan

701 Tappan, Room K3330

Ann Arbor, MI 48109

(734) 763-5452