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Start the New Year off right with funding assistance for your research
or professional development opportunity with the APLA Memorial Award!
All members, including previous applicants and Award winners, are
invited to submit an application. Up to $1,000 is available to be
awarded annually.

 

Study or research that contributes to the development of an applicant's
career and benefits the library profession as a whole are encouraged.
Examples of recently funded projects include: 

 

*	Investigating the reading interests of junior high school youth

*	Studying school housed libraries in Newfoundland and Labrador 
*	Examining electronic resource management in academic teaching
and research environments 
*	Exploring the attitudes and teaching methods of academic
instruction librarians in the Atlantic region 
*	Participating in the Library of Congress Serials Cataloguing
Cooperative Training Program 

 

For more information, or to submit an application including a letter
outlining your proposal, a current curriculum vitae, and estimated costs
of your project to be received by the March 31st, 2007 deadline, please
contact: 

 

Tanja Harrison

Chair, APLA Memorial Award Committee

Vaughan Memorial Library

Acadia University

Wolfville, NS B4P 2R6

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