AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCEMENT
NASIG is pleased to announce the award winners for the 2014 Annual Conference.
Fritz Schwartz Serials Education Scholarship: Jamie Carlstone, Dominican University
John Riddick Student Grant: Yayo Umetsubo, University of Western Ontario
Serials Specialist Award: Emily Cable, Salem Public Library
Horizon Award: Sol Maria Lopez, University of Texas at El Paso
Rose Robischon Scholarship: Stephanie Rosenblatt, Cerritos College
John Merriman Joint NASIG/UKSG Award:
NASIG recipient - Kathleen McGrath - University of British Columbia
UKSG recipient - David Walters, King's College London
Fritz Schwartz Serials Education Scholarship
A $3,000 scholarship and conference travel grant for a graduate student demonstrating excellence in scholarship and the potential for accomplishments in a serials career.
John Merriman Joint NASIG/UKSG Award
A $6,000 award supports two people, one from each association, and consists of travel to the sister conference, and accommodations for the duration of the conference. The purpose of this conference-swap is for people working at a practical level in e-resource management to learn and share experience at the UKSG and NASIG annual conferences.
Marcia Tuttle International Award
A $3,000 grant for an individual working in the serials information chain to fund appropriate activities in fostering international communication and education.
John Riddick Student Grant
Grants for qualifying students to attend the NASIG annual conference, covering cost of registration, three nights lodging, and travel within North America.
NASIG Conference Mexican Student Grant / Concesión Mexicana del Estudiante de la Conferencia NASIG
A grant for one qualifying Mexican student to attend the NASIG annual conference, covering cost of registration, lodging, and travel to the annual conference.
Awards for promising new serials professionals, covering cost of conference registration, three nights lodging, and travel within North America. Recipients will also be invited to serve on a NASIG committee.
Serials Specialist Award
Awards for promising paraprofessionals, covering cost of conference registration, three nights lodging, and travel within North America.
Rose Robischon Scholarship
A scholarship awarded to a serials professional lacking funds for travel. The scholarship covers the cost of conference registration, three nights lodging, and travel within North America.