John Merriman Award: UKSG and NASIG collaboration facilitates conference exchange places for information professionals.

UKSG and NASIG (North American Serials Interest Group) are pleased to introduce a unique opportunity for a member of each group to attend the annual conference of its sibling organization. The new John Merriman Award covers all conference fees, travel, accommodation and conference meals. It was named in recognition of John Merriman’s role in the foundation of both UKSG and NASIG.

Applicants are invited from people working in a functional (non-managerial level) position with responsibility for some aspect of e-resource management within a Library or Information Service.

Forms are available from NASIG at, from UKSG at, from Carol Ficken, Co-Chair NASIG Awards & Recognition Committee or from Kate Price, UKSG Education Sub-Committee Chair.

The award is partially underwritten by Taylor & Francis. The successful applicants will attend the UKSG Annual Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland,
12-14 April, 2010 or the NASIG Annual Conference, Palm Springs, California, June 2-5, 2010.