[SIGCIS-Members] FW: CFP : ASIS&T History Fund Awards 2012
thaigh at computer.org
Wed Mar 28 12:56:43 PDT 2012
Could be worth applying for the small awards below. The number of
submissions is not always enormous, and SIGCIS members have had some success
in the past.
From: sighfis-l-bounces at asis.org [mailto:sighfis-l-bounces at asis.org] On
Behalf Of Lai Ma
Sent: Wednesday, March 28, 2012 1:21 PM
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Subject: [Sighfis-l] CFP : ASIS&T History Fund Awards 2012
The ASIS&T History Fund Advisory Board announces the following two
competitive awards for 2012:
1) The ASIS&T History Fund Research Award
This award will be for a maximum of $1,000 and will be awarded for the
best research support proposal submitted by May 1, 2012. All topics relevant
to the history of information science and technology may be proposed. The
proposal should state: the central topic or question to be researched,
qualifications of the researcher (brief vita should be included), a budget,
and how the funds will be expended. All funds must be expended by June 30,
2013. Submit proposal to http://www.softconf.com/asist/History_Fund/ (choose
the "Research Award"
category) by May 1, 2012. If an award is made for 2012, the winner will be
notified by June 1, 2012.
2) The ASIS&T History Fund Best Paper Award
This award will be for a maximum of $500 and will be awarded for the
best paper submitted by May 1, 2012. All topics relevant to the history of
information science and technology will be considered. The paper should not
have been previously published or submitted to a journal. The paper should
not exceed 30 pages double-spaced, including notes/references, using APA
style manual. The ASIS&T History Advisory Board will review all submissions
and decide if an award is to be made by June 1, 2012. If an award is made
the winner will be expected to present the paper at the 2012 ASIS&T Annual
Meeting pre-conference and give first rights of refusal for publication to
the Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology.
Submit papers to http://www.softconf.com/asist/History_Fund/ (choose the
"Research Award" category).
The ASIS&T History Fund was established by the ASIS&T Board of Directors in
June, 2000 for the purposes of supporting and encouraging research and
publication in the history of information science and technology.
The Fund is supported by donations (including book royalties) from ASIS&T
members and others with interest in the history of information science and
technology. The Fund Advisory Board encourages further donations from anyone
interested in supporting historical study of information science and
Members of the ASIS&T History Fund Advisory Board for 2012 are:
Kathryn La Barre, Chair
Sarah Buchanan, Chair-Elect
Julian Warner, Past Chair
For further information on submitting a proposal for the grant award or the
best paper award for 2012 please contact Lai Ma at lama at indiana.edu.
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