MARCIA TUTTLE INTERNATIONAL GRANT

Marcia TuttlePurpose of the Award

To provide funding for an individual working in any area of the information supply chain to foster international communication and education through activities involving some aspect of information resources management such as, but not limited to: research, collaborative projects, job exchanges, and presentation of papers at conferences.

What is Received

  • $3000 grant
  • one-year free NASIG membership

Named in Honor of

The grant is named in honor of Marcia Tuttle.  Marcia Tuttle’s career was characterized by her energetic activism on behalf of library-publisher communication and fair serials pricing, and for her dedication to educating and mentoring.

Eligibility

Applicants may fall into one of two categories:

They may be information resource management professionals practicing or enrolled in a Ph.D. program in library and/or information science in North American countries (defined for this purpose as the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Greenland) seeking funding for appropriate activities involving some aspect of serials taking place outside North American countries

Or

They may be information resource management professionals practicing or enrolled in a Ph.D. program in library and/or information science outside North American countries seeking funding for appropriate activities involving some aspect of information resource management in North American countries.

  • Applicants must have at least one year of professional experience in the information supply chain
  • Proposed projects must deal with some aspect of information resource management (e.g., serials and/or e-resources acquisitions, resource metadata and discovery, scholarly communications, collections management, digital publishing, e-resource or serials sales, scholarly publishing, or knowledgebase management), vendor, agent, or scholarly publisher and include foreign travel
  • Foreign or English language skills should be adequate to project needs

What is Needed to Apply?

  1. Application
  2. Written proposal outlining the project and including proposed completion dates
  3. Resume or CV
  4. 3 references - including one from the applicant's supervisor (previous supervisor may be substituted if there is no current supervisor), one from a colleague at a different institution or company, and a letter of support from the foreign institution or collaborator as appropriate.

Requirements Post-Award

An essential part of this award is the dissemination of the results of the project. The awardee is required to submit a final project report to the NASIG Executive Board. This report needs to be suitable for publication in a journal focused on relevant issues, such as Serials Review. The final report should include the purpose of the project, the process followed, the achievements, and a literature review or bibliography. The awardee is strongly encouraged to share the results of the project by presenting at the NASIG annual conference following the award.

Submitting Application

Applications will only be accepted in electronic form

Completed application materials (see list above) should be emailed to:

Jennifer Leffler
Chair, NASIG Awards & Recognition Committee
University of Northern Colorado
jennifer.leffler@unco.edu

Application Deadline

February 8, 2019

Award Notification

March 13, 2019

About NASIG

Established in 1985, NASIG is an independent organization working to advance and transform the management of information resources. Our ultimate goal is to facilitate and improve the distribution, acquisition, and long-term accessibility of information resources in all formats and business models.