To provide funding for an individual working in any area of the information supply chain to foster international communication and education through activities involving some aspect of information resources management such as, but not limited to: research, collaborative projects, job exchanges, and presentation of papers at conferences.
The grant is named in honor of Marcia Tuttle. Marcia Tuttle’s career was characterized by her energetic activism on behalf of library-publisher communication and fair serials pricing, and for her dedication to educating and mentoring.
Applicants may fall into one of two categories:
They may be information resource management professionals practicing or enrolled in a Ph.D. program in library and/or information science in North American countries (defined for this purpose as the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Greenland) seeking funding for appropriate activities involving some aspect of serials taking place outside North American countries
They may be information resource management professionals practicing or enrolled in a Ph.D. program in library and/or information science outside North American countries seeking funding for appropriate activities involving some aspect of information resource management in North American countries.
An essential part of this award is the dissemination of the results of the project. The awardee is required to submit a final project report to the NASIG Executive Board. This report needs to be suitable for publication in a journal focused on relevant issues, such as Serials Review. The final report should include the purpose of the project, the process followed, the achievements, and a literature review or bibliography. The awardee is strongly encouraged to share the results of the project by presenting at the NASIG annual conference following the award.
Applications will only be accepted in electronic form
Email questions to Jamie Carlstone (firstname.lastname@example.org)
February 20, 2020 Deadline extended to March 2, 2020
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.