Samuel Lazerow Fellowship For Research in Collections and Technical Services in Academic and Research Libraries (HISTORICAL)
Samuel Lazerow led a distinguished career as a major contributor to the advancement of information technology at the Library of Congress, the National Library of Medicine, and the National Agriculture Library among others. He ended his career as Senior Vice-president at the Institute for Scientific Information.
Award and Frequency
$1,000 cash and a plaque donated by the Thomson Reuters.
No restrictions on who may apply.
Recipients of the fellowship are required to submit a 6-10 page report of the results of their research to the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) within two months of the project's completion. A 500-word summary for possible publication in C&RL News is also due at that time.
Brief proposals (five pages or less, double-spaced) should include the following:
- Description of research, travel, or writing project
- Schedule for project
- Estimate of expenses (e.g., travel, faxing, data analysis, computer time, photocopying, typing)
- An up-to-date curriculum vitae should accompany proposal
Electronic submissions are required. E-mail the application to Megan Griffin at firstname.lastname@example.org. If sending multiple files, each file name must contain the applicant's name. Submissions will be acknowledged via e-mail.
Submission Deadline: Friday, December 4, 2009
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The proposals will be judged with an emphasis on the following:
- Potential significance of the project to acquisitions or technical services work
- Originality and creativity
- Clarity and completeness of the proposal
- Evidence of an interest in scholarship (previous publication record)