The Publis Libraries Section of NYLA has the opportunity to nominate an individual for a Dewey Fellowship. This award covers up to $1,250 of the cost of attending the annual NYLA conference, plus a $100 gift certificate to the NYLA Store. The honoree will be acknowledged on the NYLA and PLS websites, at the annual conference, and in the NYLA bulletin.
Criteria for the Fellowship are:
- Five or more years experience as a librarian
- A record of accomplishment in the profession
- Involvement in activities to advance the library community
If you are interested in submitting your name for consideration for this year’s Dewey Fellowship, please submit your application to Carol Clingan. Application forms are available on the NYLA website under ‘Awards and Scholarships’. Applications must be received by Friday, August 17, 2007.