4th Annual Karen Hunter Memorial Scholarship Award Call for Nominations
Award recognizes library team collaborations that advance information dissemination via technology
Elsevier, a global leader in research publishing and information analytics, is delighted to announce the availability of the “Karen Hunter Memorial Scholarship Award” for travel to Charleston Conference. The Elsevier Karen Hunter Memorial Scholarship Award was originally established in 2018 to honor Karen’s legacy. In her four decades at Elsevier, Karen led groundbreaking initiatives in scholarly communications in partnership with the research community. You can read more about Karen and her contributions here.
This award will be granted to two librarian presenters at Charleston, who are lead or co-presenters in sessions that demonstrate their contributions, leadership, or knowledge in applying technology to advance scholarly communications or the sharing of research findings. Awardees will receive $2,500 each to support their travel costs to the 2022 Charleston Conference.
How to submit nominations and notification schedule
The awardee is selected by Charleston Conference Committee. Award criteria include being:
- A member of library staff.
- Currently employed within the United States or Canada.
- Any kind of librarian – e.g., academic, government, school, public, medical, or special.
- Able to attend Charleston Conference, accept the travel award and participate in an Elsevier event at Charleston if requested.
- Willing to be interviewed for the Elsevier Library Connect newsletter: Library Connect (elsevier.com).
Please apply by writing to Leah Hinds at email@example.com and include:
- an introduction /cover letter indicating nominee’s name and contact information, Charleston session topic name, session type (Neopolitan, Concurrent, Plenary, etc.), and describe the topic that nominee will cover at the session. Be sure to describe how contributions were made toward the objective of applying technology to advance scholarly communications or the sharing of research findings.
- Nominee or nominator’s name/contact information (if different from nominee);
Nominations are due midnight US Pacific Standard Time, October 3, 2022. The awardee will receive notification by October 17, 2022.
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