Question: is the deadline for paper proposals also extended?

Jennifer K. Sweeney, MSLS, PhD
Adjunct Professor
iSchool @ Drexel
College of Information Science & Technology
Center for Graduate Studies
One Capitol Mall, Suite 260
Sacramento, CA  95814

cell 916.718.9442
fax 916.965.6635 please call first

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October 6-9, 2010
College Park, Maryland

Fellowships Available
Applications Due March 31, 2010

The fifth Library Research Seminar (LRS-V) will bring together a diverse community of scholars from academia and practitioners from libraries and archives who are interested in research that informs policy-making, decision-making, and best practices. Participants will share research projects and explore ways to develop future research agenda, refine research methods, and facilitate successful completion of research projects. Participants who are practicing information professionals in libraries, archives, information centers and knowledge centers will learn about evidence-based ideas that they can put into practice.

The LRS-V Program Committee invites students, junior faculity and practitioners to apply for fellowships to attend the conference. Funding for fellowships is provided by the Institute of Miuseum and Library Services (IMLS). There will be 10 fellowships in each of the three categories. Individuals who receive fellowships will be asked to perform a service for the conference. Service choices are:
1. Presenting a paper at the conference (Proposals must be submitted by March 15, 2010. See conference website for more information
2. Writing a blog about the conference
3. Assisting with logistics of the conference for 6 hours
4. Other (the individual may specify)

See conference website for more information and to download an application

Important Dates:
Deadline for applications: March 31, 2010
Winners notified: May 15, 2010
Dates of conference: October 6-9, 2010

LRS-V co-chairs: Diane L. Barlow and Trudi Bellardo Hahn, University of Maryland

Conference Presenting Sponsors:
Library Research Roundtable of the American Library Association
Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)

Pat Fisher,
LRS-V Conference Coordinator