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Thursday, September 15, 2011

New ALCTS Award honors Jan Merrill-Oldham

The Preservation and Reformatting Section of the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services has announced a new award in honor of the career and influence of Jan Merrill-Oldham, distinguished leader, author and mentor in the field of library and archives preservation. The Jan Merrill-Oldham Professional Development Grant will provide the recipient the opportunity to attend the American Library Association Annual Conference in order to contribute to his/her professional development. The recipient will attend meetings and programs and be required to submit a short essay on their conference experience. The grant consists of a $1,250 cash award donated by the Library Binding Institute and a citation to be presented at the ALCTS Awards ceremony at the 2012 ALA Annual Conference in Anaheim. The grant is applicable toward airfare, lodging and registration fees related to ALA Annual Conference attendance

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