Friday, November 11, 2011

EBSCO offers seven scholarships to librarians attending 2012 ALA Annual Conference

CHICAGO - The American Library Association (ALA) and EBSCO are partnering to offer seven scholarships for librarians to attend the 2012 ALA Annual Conference in Anaheim, Calif. The meeting takes place June 21 - 26, 2012 and offers an opportunity for continuing education, meetings and interaction with colleagues.
Each EBSCO scholarship will be in the amount of $1,000. The scholarship money is to be used for conference registration, travel and expenses.
Deadline for entry is Dec. 1, 2011; scholarship recipients will be notified no later than March 1, 2012.  To apply, candidates must complete the application and submit an essay that addresses the following topic: “How will attending this ALA Conference contribute to my professional development?” Essays and applications will be judged by a jury designated by ALA.

Established in 1944, EBSCO is the world’s leading information agent providing consultative services and cutting-edge technology for managing and accessing quality content, including print and e-journals, e-packages, research databases, eBooks and more.  Now more than ever libraries and research organizations are looking for new ways to manage their collections more efficiently. EBSCO has developed the most comprehensive “e” discovery and management solutions, offering unparalleled integration to help librarians save time and money while empowering their users.

EBSCO serves clients in more than 200 countries through our 30 offices worldwide with more than 140 librarians on staff. To learn more about EBSCO’s products and services, visit

Cheryl Malden
Program Officer
(312) 280-3247

Rossi Morris
Media Relations Coordinator
EBSCO Corporate Communications

Sunday, November 6, 2011