EBSCO Sponsors Third Annual Scholarship to Charleston Conference

Librarians offer their strategies for the future — “Under Pressure: Libraries Evolving to Thrive”

Birmingham, Ala. — Aug. 10, 2011 — EBSCO is sponsoring a $1,000 scholarship for a librarian to attend the 31st Annual Charleston Conference, which will be held November 2–5, 2011, in Charleston, S.C. Applicants are asked to consider the topic “Under Pressure: Libraries Evolving to Thrive” and submit a short essay detailing the positive changes their libraries are making to adapt to the ever-changing library landscape. Applications must be submitted by September 16, 2011. 

Each applicant must currently work as a librarian or paraprofessional and provide the following information:

·         One professional recommendation

·         A Curriculum Vitae

·         The short essay described above (up to 1,000 words)

Judges for this year’s EBSCO scholarship are Katina Strauch, head of collection development, College of Charleston; Rick Anderson, associate director for scholarly resources and collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah; and Kittie Henderson, director of academic and law divisions, EBSCO.

All application documents should be sent electronically to Tanya Hines-Wright at EBSCO (thines-wright@ebsco.com) by September 16, 2011. The winner will be notified by October 7, 2011. Scholarship money must be used to attend the 2011 Charleston Conference.

For more information, please contact:

Rossi Morris

Media Relations CoordinatorEBSCO Corporate Communications

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rmorris@ebsco.com

205-980-3885

 

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