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The Collection Development Section (CDS) of the Medical Library 
Association (MLA) is offering up to five travel grants of $345.00 each 
for travel to the 2011 Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, MN.  This award 
would cover the "conference only" registration amount.

Deadline to apply for this grant is Friday, March 11th, 2011, 5:00 P.M. 
CST.  Winners will be announced no later than Friday, March 18th, 2011

Eligibility:  The grants are to support CDS members who are attending 
the Annual Meeting and have an accepted paper or poster pertaining to 
the methods, techniques or practices in collection development.   
Applications will also be considered for those who are an invited 
speaker, moderator, or panelist.

Ineligibility: A CDS member who has been awarded a stipend in the amount 
of $250.00 or higher from MLA and its Sections, Chapters or Groups to 
attend the 2011 Annual Meeting.

  TO APPLY:

1.)Provide letter of introduction, which includes your name, 
affiliation, and contact information.

2.)Provide proof of acceptance of paper or poster OR letter of 
invitation for speaking or moderating an event.

3.)Submit accepted abstract OR a one page essay explaining the activity.

4.)Include proof of payment OR acknowledgment from MLA of paid meeting 
registration.  (If this cannot be supplied by Friday, March 11th, 2011, 
a letter from your employer acknowledging your attendance is acceptable).

5.)Declaration of financial support.  If you plan to receive support for 
travel from your employer, or MLA and its Sections, Chapters or Groups, 
or another source not stated, please provide the amount that you expect 
to receive.

6.)Send application electronically to Rebecca Raszewski, CDS Awards 
Committee, at raszewr1 AT uic.edu.   If you cannot submit supporting 
documents electronically, please contact Rebecca to make arrangements to 
send items via US PRIORITY MAIL.

Questions?  Please contact Rebecca Raszewski at raszewr1  AT uic.edu or 
1-312-996-2759.

Rebecca Raszewski

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