CHICAGO — The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) has awarded eight ProQuest Library Support Staff Scholarships for the ACRL 2013 conference to be held April 10 -13, 2013, in Indianapolis. The purpose of the ProQuest Library Support Staff Scholarships is to provide opportunities for academic and research library support staff to update their skills and knowledge by participating in an ACRL professional development experience.
The ProQuest Library Support Staff Scholarships recipients are:
- Jennifer L. Adams, The Catholic University of America Libraries
- LaToya Augustine, New Orleans Public Library
- Christina Diep, Leatherby Libraries at Chapman University
- Yolyndra Green, Central Piedmont Community College
- Velvet Marlin, Pierce College
- Jennifer Smith, Belk Library at Elon University
- Monya Tomlinson, Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library
- Jasmine Woodson, Temple University
The ProQuest Library Support Staff Scholarships include complimentary registration to the ACRL 2013 conference (a $380 value) and a travel stipend for non-local scholarship recipients. ACRL extends our thanks to ProQuest for their generous underwriting of these scholarships.
ACRLis a division of the American Library Association, representing more than 11,500 academic and research librarians and interested individuals. ACRL is the only individual membership organization in North America that develops programs, products and services to meet the unique needs of academic and research librarians. Its initiatives enable the higher education community to understand the role that academic libraries play in the teaching, learning and research environments. ACRL is on the Web at http://www.acrl.org/, Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/ala.acrl and Twitter at @ala_acrl.
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