Sunday, October 25, 2009
2010 John Merriman Joint NASIG/UKSG Award
"NASIG (North American Serials Interest Group) and UKSG are seeking applicants for a joint venture to allow a member of each group to attend the conference of their sister organisation. The purpose of this conference-swap is for people working at a practical level in e-resource management to learn and share experiences at the UKSG Annual Conference to be held in Edinburgh, Scotland, 12-14 April 2010 or the NASIG Annual Conference that will be held in Palm Springs, California, June 2-5, 2010. The award is named in honour of John Merriman in recognition of John's work in starting both the UKSG and NASIG. The $6,000 award supports two people, one from each association, and consists of travel to the sister conference, and accommodation for the duration of the conference. In addition to the award the recipients will receive paid conference registration which includes most meals. This award does not include support for the award recipients to attend their home conference, but each applicant is encouraged to attend their home conference"