GD-SIS Travel Grant

The GD-SIS will award one travel grant to members to attend the 2020 AALL Annual Conference in New Orleans, LA in the amount of $1250. The deadline for applications is  April 20, 2020.

The requirements for members who receive this grant include:

  1. Grant recipient must be a member in good standing of the GD-SIS.
  2. Grant recipient must not have received a previous GD-SIS grant within three years of applying.
  3. Grant recipient will write a newsletter article for JURISDOCS
  4. Grant recipient will attend the GD-SIS Breakfast/Business Meeting
  5. Grant recipient will attend at least one GD-SIS-sponsored program
  6. Grant applicants should explain their need for the grant in their grant application

Please download and complete the application and email it to the Grants Committee Chair, Melanie Sims.

Veronica Maclay Student Travel Grant for AALL Annual Conference in New Orleans, LA.

The Veronica Maclay Grant is awarded yearly to a library student who wishes to specialize in government documents. This year’s grant is given in the amount of $1,250.

The requirements for students who receive the Veronica Maclay grant include:

  1. Grant recipient must be a student enrolled in a library or information sciences program.
  2. Grant applicant must demonstrate an interest in government documents in his or her grant application.
  3. Grant recipient must not have received a previous GD-SIS grant within three years of applying.
  4. Grant recipient will write a newsletter article for JURISDOCS
  5. Grant recipient will attend the GD-SIS Breakfast/Business Meeting
  6. Grant recipient will attend at least one GD-SIS-sponsored program

Veronica Maclay was a librarian at California Hastings College of Law for 27 years before passing away in October of 2000. She held several titles and had different responsibilities but remained the law library’s federal documents coordinator throughout her career. She served as chairperson of the Government Documents SIS in 1993-1994 and was a strong advocate for access to government information.

Please download and complete the application, and email it to the Grants Committee Chair, Melanie Sims.  The deadline to apply is April 20, 2020.

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