Library Support Staff Travel Grants (six to be awarded) make it possible for library support staff to attend the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference. The travel grants cover the expense of attending the conference, including airfare, three nights’ lodging, and conference registration; up to $1,000 for each recipient. The 2008 Annual Conference will be held the last week in June in Anaheim, CA.
Applicants must have:
- a full-time support staff position
- a minimum of three years of experience in an area of technical services (acquisitions, cataloging, collection development/management, preservation of library materials, serials)
- not previously attended an ALA Annual Conference or Midwinter Meeting
Applicants need not be members of ALA or ALCTS in order to be eligible. Application materials should be submitted electronically by November 30, 2007. Complete guidelines are available here.