June 25, 2012, Wiesbaden, Germany – HARRASSOWITZ, international booksellers and subscription agents, is pleased once again to offer a $1,000 scholarship to attend the Annual Charleston Conference that takes place November 7-10, 2012 in Charleston, SC. This year the scholarship is to be awarded to a librarian or paraprofessional who is currently working in a library and who has not yet attended a Charleston Conference.
In line with the 2012 Charleston Conference theme of “Accentuate the Positive”, applicants are asked to write an essay of no more than 1,000 words on the following topic:
How can libraries and vendors ‘accentuate the positive’?
Essays should be sent to email@example.com by July 31, 2012 and should be accompanied by a one-page resume. HARRASSOWITZ will notify the winner of the scholarship on August 15, 2012.
All applications will be acknowledged and will be reviewed by a panel of librarians. The scholarship must be used for the 2012 conference. Only applications from first-time Charleston attendees will be accepted.
All applicants will be notified of the results.
For information about other scholarship opportunities check out http://katina.info/conference/scholarships.php
And for more information about the Charleston Conference, registration and this year’s program, please visit http://www.katina.info/conference/
Established in 1872, HARRASSOWITZ is a global full-service subscription agent and bookseller headquartered in Wiesbaden, Germany, specializing in the distribution of e-content, periodicals, books, and music scores to academic and research libraries.
Tina Feick, Director of Sales and Marketing, North America
Phone: (800) 348-6886 (US and Canada)
Fax: (800) 574-5732
Friedemann Weigel, Managing Partner – Director of Sales, Wiesbaden, Germany
Telephone: +49 611 530 500
Fax: +49 611 530 560
In the US: (800) 348-6886 Fax (800) 574-5732
Leah was appointed Executive Director of the Charleston Conference in 2017, and has served in various roles with the Charleston Information Group, LLC, since 2004. Prior to working for the conference, she was Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions for the College of Charleston for four years. She lives in a small town near Columbia, SC, with her husband and two kids where they raise a menagerie of farm animals.