UK delegate sponsored by
NASIG and UKSG seek applicants for a joint venture to allow a member of each group to attend the conference of their sister organization. The purpose of this conference-swap is for people working at a practical level in information resource management (e.g., serials and/or e-resources acquisitions, resource metadata and discovery, scholarly communications, collections management, digital publishing, e-resource or serials sales, scholarly publishing, or knowledgebase management), vendor, agent, or scholarly publisher to learn and share experiences at the UKSG Annual Conference or the NASIG Annual Conference.
The NASIG member awardee is provided with:
This award is named in honor of John Merriman in recognition of John's work in starting both the UKSG and NASIG.
Following the Conference, the award winner will be interviewed for an article to appear in the NASIG Newsletter, or, if they prefer, may contribute an article about their Conference experience.
Applications will only be accepted in electronic form. Please contact the NASIG A&R chair, Jamie Carlstone (firstname.lastname@example.org) with questions.
Applications are closed for 2020 conference
Winners will be notified by January 20, 2020
UKSG, set up in 1978, exists to connect the information community and encourage the exchange of ideas on the process of scholarly communication. Established in 1985, NASIG is an independent organization working to advance and transform the management of information resources. Our ultimate goal is to facilitate and improve the distribution, acquisition, and long-term accessibility of information resources in all formats and business models.