Copyright Clearance Center Awards Scholarships to
Academic Librarians to Attend American Library Association Annual Conference
Also Announcing Call for Submissions for Academic Librarians to Receive a Travel Stipend to Attend the Upcoming Charleston Conference
Danvers, Mass. – Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a not-for-profit organization creating global licensing and content solutions that make copyright work for everyone, announces the winners of its Conference Scholarship Program for Academic Librarians: Emily Chan, San Jose State University; Angela Grogan, Westminster College; Daniel Huang, Lehigh University; and Deanna Munson, Crown College. Each received a travel stipend of $1,500 to attend the American Library Association Annual Conference recently held in Chicago.
“We understand how critical and rewarding academic librarian industry events can be,” said Tim Bowen, Director, Academic Products & Services, CCC. “And we believe that our scholarship program provides librarians with new opportunities for enrichment, while demonstrating commitment to their profession.”
CCC is currently offering the same program for academic librarians to attend the Charleston Conference from November 6-9 in Charleston, SC. Applicants must be full-time, permanent staff academic librarians currently employed by a US-based academic institution of higher learning. A full list of requirements can be found here.
To apply for the scholarship program, librarians need to submit a response of up to 300 words to a short question. The application deadline is Sept. 20, 2013. Winners will be notified by Sept. 30, and scholarship stipends will be issued by Oct. 18. CCC encourages librarians who applied for an ALA scholarship to resubmit their entries for the Charleston program.
About Copyright Clearance Center
Copyright Clearance Center (CCC), the rights licensing expert, is a global rights broker for the world’s most sought-after materials, including in- and out-of-print books, journals, newspapers, magazines, movies, television shows, images, blogs and ebooks. Founded in 1978 as a not-for-profit organization, CCC provides smart solutions that simplify the access and licensing of content and let businesses and academic institutions get permission to use copyright-protected materials quickly, while compensating publishers and content creators for using their works. We make copyright work. For more information, visit www.copyright.com.