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2019 SCIENCE-TECHNOLOGY AND ENGINEERING DIVISIONS BONNIE HILDITCH INTERNATIONAL LIBRARIAN AWARD


The Bonnie Hilditch International Librarian Award, sponsored by the Science-Technology and Engineering Divisions is presented to a librarian outside of the United States and Canada. The purpose of the award is to provide an opportunity for a librarian outside of the United States and Canada to attend the annual Special Libraries Association (SLA) conference. The award will cover conference registration, lodging and airfare, up to and not exceeding US$3,000. The SLA annual conference will be held in Cleveland, OH, USA during June 13-18, 2019.

The Awards Committee reserves the right to withhold the award if a sufficient number of appropriate candidates are not nominated.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Be a current member of SLA, preference given to members of the SLA Science-Technology and/or Engineering Division.

Candidate should reside and work outside of the United States and Canada and be working currently in a library, information center, library school or other information capacity, preferably either in the science and technology and/or engineering area.

Submission should be in English.

NOMINATIONS:

Self-nominations are encouraged. Send an online statement including information on the candidate's professional career, professional activities or offices held, special projects or services, publications, and any other related functions that qualify the person for the award.

Documentation must include a current curriculum vita OR resume for the candidate, electronic copies or links to significant publications,  3 supporting letters of recommendation.

Please inform the committee if you are currently applying for other SLA awards.

DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS: December 31, 2018. Nominations and all accompanying materials should be sent to Dr P K Jain, Chair of the Sci-Tech Division Awards Committee, at the following email address: pkjain1310@gmail.com

APPLICATION PROCEDURES for the SCIENCE-TECHNOLOGY and ENGINEERING DIVISIONS BONNIE HILDITCH INTERNATIONAL LIBRARIAN AWARD
1. The winner will be responsible for making all necessary travel arrangements (passports, visas, etc.) for a visit to the USA as well as for conference attendance.

  1. Include a current resume, 3 supporting letters, and relevant materials as required in the nomination process. outlined in the criteria for the award.

POST AWARD REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Recipient will write a brief article (approximately 1,000 words) on the conference experience for the November 2019 SciTech News.
  2. Recipient will be asked to serve on the Science-Technology and Engineering Division Awards Committee the following year in order to provide for the continuity and enthusiasm of this award.

NOTIFICATION:

  1. Applicants will receive notification of award status by February 2019. The award check will be sent to the recipient as soon as the receipts are received by the Awards Chairperson or the Science Technology Division Treasurer.
  2. The recipient’s names will be posted to the Science-Technology and Engineering Divisions’ web sites.
  3. The announcement and introduction of the recipient will take place at the start of the All-Sciences Poster Session 2019.

E-mail nominations and materials preferred. If necessary, send nominations and materials to:


Dr. P.K.Jain

Librarian

Institute of Economic Growth

University of Delhi Enclave

DELHI- 110007. India

E-mail: pkjain1310@gmail.com