Applications for United for Libraries/SAGE Academic Friend Conference Grants due Jan. 15

For Immediate Release
Fri, 11/13/2015

Contact:

Jillian Kalonick

Marketing/Public Relations Specialist

United for Libraries

jkalonick@ala.org

BRYN MAWR, Pennsylvania — United for Libraries is accepting applications for the United for Libraries/SAGE Academic Friends Conference Grants though Jan. 15, 2016.

The United for Libraries/SAGE Academic Friend Conference Grants enable two people to attend the ALA Annual Conference. Applicants must be active in their college or university Friends of the Library group, or be college/university library staff members who work in development. A grant of $850, plus full Annual Conference registration, will be awarded to each recipient.

For more information and to apply, visit www.ala.org/united/grants_awards/friends/sage.

Founded 50 years ago by Sara Miller McCune to support the dissemination of usable knowledge and educate a global community, SAGE publishes more than 850 journals and over 800 new books each year, spanning a wide range of subject areas. A growing selection of library products includes archives, data, and video. SAGE remains majority owned by our founder and after her lifetime will become owned by a charitable trust that secures the company’s continued independence. Principal offices are located in Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore, and Washington, D.C. For more information, visit www.sagepub.com.

 United for Libraries: The Association of Library Trustees, Advocates, Friends and Foundations, is a division of the American Library Association that supports those who govern, promote, advocate and fundraise for libraries. United for Libraries brings together library Trustees, advocates, Friends, and Foundations into a partnership that creates a powerful force for libraries in the 21st century. For more information or to join United for Libraries, visit the United for Libraries website or contact Jillian Kalonick at (312) 280-2161 or jkalonick@ala.org.

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