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Nomination Deadline: December 1, 2014
The Jan Merrill-Oldham Professional Development Grant was established to honor Jan Merrill-Oldham, distinguished leader, author, and mentor in the field of library and archives preservation. The grant provides the recipient the opportunity to attend the American Library Association Annual Conference in order to contribute to his/her professional development.
The recipient will attend meetings, programs, and be required to submit a short essay on their conference experience to the ALCTS News. The grant consists of a $1,250 cash grant donated by the Library Binding Institute and a citation to be presented at the ALCTS Awards ceremony. The grant is applicable toward airfare, lodging, and registration fees related to ALA Annual Conference attendance.
Send nominations or applications, including the following name, address, phone number, and email address of the nominee and nominating party or applicant; letter of application or nomination; two letters of recommendation from professional colleagues who know the candidate and his/her work; resume or curriculum vitae; short essay (up to 500 words) on the following theme: How would receiving the Jan Merrill-Oldham Professional Development Grant further your professional development goals?, to Barbara Sagraves, chair, grant jury, [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
Visit the Jan Merrill-Oldham Grant webpage at: http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/alcts/awards/grants/jmogrant.cfm
Barb Sagraves, Chair
Head, Preservation Services & the Book Arts Workshop
Dartmouth College Library
Hanover, New Hampshire 03755