August 15, 2013

From the GMR: Library Student Award for Attendance at Chapter Meeting - Sept 6th deadline

This is a really great award! Please forward it to any library students you know who would be interested in attending the chapter meeting.


Network Members,

Please forward this information as quickly as possible to any library school students you know who might want to attend the Midwest Chapter meeting in October. The deadline is September 6, 2013.

The GMR is announcing a "Library Student Outreach Award" to cover up to $1,000 in expenses related to attending the Midwest Chapter meeting in East Peoria IL on October 5-7, 2013. Students currently enrolled in one of the graduate programs in library or information sciences located in the Greater Midwest Region are eligible. The purpose of the award is to introduce library school students to library outreach concepts specifically and health sciences librarianship in general. We plan to fund 5 awards.

Go to:
to find more information about the award, including the link to the online application form. Deadline for submission is September 6th, so please get the word out to your students and colleagues as quickly as possible.

Thank you for spreading the word.


Ruth Holst, MSLS, AHIP, FMLA
Associate Director
NN/LM, Greater Midwest Region
University of Illinois at Chicago
Library of the Health Sciences
1750 W. Polk Street, MC763
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: 312-996-6872