Monthly Archives: January 2013

ALL-SIS Awards & Grants – Your Nominations & Applications Needed

The Academic Law Libraries Special Interest Section (ALL-SIS) seeks nominations and applications for the following 2013 awards and grants by March 15, 2013:

Awards

ALL-SIS wishes to recognize members for their outstanding achievements and seeks your nominations for these 2013 awards:

The ALL-SIS Outstanding Article Award honors section members for contributions to the enhancement of academic law librarianship through publishing. Articles published in any format in any publication other than Law Library Journal and AALL Spectrum (articles from those publications are eligible for AALL Article of the Year awards) during the year prior to the award qualify for consideration. Any aspect of academic law librarianship may be addressed.

The ALL-SIS Outstanding Service Award honors an ALL-SIS member who has made outstanding contributions to the SIS in areas of section activity and in professional service.

The Frederick Charles Hicks Award for Outstanding Contributions to Academic Law Librarianship recognizes an individual or group that has made outstanding contributions to academic law librarianship through continued efforts to improve law librarianship.

YOUR NOMINATIONS ARE NEEDED!!  You can help us to find the ALL-SIS members most deserving of recognition by nominating a coworker or colleague.

Grants

ALL-SIS is pleased to offer the grants described below in support of the professional development of ALL-SIS members:

The ALL-SIS Active Member Stimulus Grant will be given to an ALL-SIS member with a record of demonstrated service to ALL-SIS and demonstrated financial need, and is to aid the recipient in attending the AALL Annual Meeting.

The ALL-SIS Regular Member Stimulus Grant will be given to an ALL-SIS member with demonstrated financial need, and is to aid the recipient in attending the AALL Annual Meeting.

The ALL-SIS CONELL Grant assists a newer law librarian to attend CONELL. The grant will cover the cost of CONELL registration and a hotel room for one night.

THE DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS AND APPLICATIONS IS March 15, 2013!!

Please note, ALL-SIS is also offering a $1000 grant to attend the 2013 AALL Management Institute. More information on this grant is available here. Applications for the Management Institute grant must be submitted by February 1, 2013.

Details on all the awards and grants, including the nomination and application procedures can be found at http://www.aallnet.org/sis/allsis/awards/criteria.asp.

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ALL-SIS Grant to attend Management Institute

The Academic Law Libraries Special Interest Section (ALL-SIS) is pleased to offer a $1000 grant to attend the 2013 AALL Management Institute.  Applications for this grant must be submitted by February 1, 2013.

Individuals eligible for the ALL-SIS Grant for the AALL Management Institute are ALL-SIS Members who have not received and used any ALL-SIS grants in the past. Preference is given to newer or aspiring managers who are active participants in the ALL-SIS, AALL and/or AALL Chapters.

Submission Procedure:

To apply for the ALL-SIS Grant for the AALL Management Institute, submit a completed application packet to the Chair of the ALL-SIS Awards Committee, Jane Larrington at jlarrington@sandiego.edu.  A complete application packet includes:

  • Completed application form  (Word format | PDF format)
  • Two letters of recommendation commenting on your potential to contribute to ALL-SIS, AALL and the field of law librarianship, and addressing your financial need for the grant.
  • A personal statement in which you briefly describe why you feel you should be awarded a grant; your financial need for the grant; how attending the Management Institute will help you professionally; your level of involvement in library activities and management; and anything else you would like the Awards Committee to know about you.
  • A current résumé

The application deadline is February 1, 2013.  Applicants will be notified prior to the Management Institute’s February 8, 2013 registration deadline.