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Grants now open to support Research4Life training activities

(23 Sep 2019)  About the grant:  The deadline to submit proposals is December 1, 2019. Individuals or organizations can apply. Find details and apply online. The Medical Library Association (MLA) has established the MLA Librarians without Borders® / Elsevier Foundation/ Research4Life Grants for 2016 to 2021. Funded by the Elsevier Foundation, up to five awards per year […]


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ORCID’s funder working group publishes its recommendations

(5 Sep 2019) ORCID’s Funder Working Group, part of the ORBIT (ORCID Reducing Burden and Improving Transparency) initiative, today published three reports summarizing their work to date. The reports cover ORCID and grant DOIs and the use of ORCID in grant applications and grant reporting processes. Collectively, they summarize how and why to use ORCID and other persistent identifiers at all […]


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Grants for IFLA World Library and Information Congress Participation 2019

(16 February 2019)  IFLA World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) is providing conference grants for 40 participants to attend the 85th IFLA General Conference and Assembly in Athens, Greece from 24 to 30 August 2019. The grant is available to librarians and library workers from all library types. The application must be a member of his/her national […]


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Participation grants for 40 Malaysia delegates in IFLA World Library and Information Congress

(14 March 2018) The IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2018 has made funds available from Persatuan Pustakawan Malaysia (PPM) & Access Dunia Sdn. Bhd. to provide support for 40 Malaysian delegates to attend the IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. These grants are under the jurisdiction of the Malaysia National […]


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National Library Of Australia fellowships and scholarships

(19 February 2018) The National Library of Australia offers a range of Fellowships and Scholarships for established and emerging researchers, practising writers and creative artists, and younger scholars. These are designed to stimulate sustained scholarly, literary and artistic use of our collections, and promote lively interaction within the Library’s community. Fellowship benefits Through the program, […]


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IFLA World Library and Information Congress participation grants

(15 January 2018) The IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2018 has made available funds to provide support for 20 delegates to attend the IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia by providing them with a free registration. Priority is given to those applicants: who are a first time attendee to […]


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Applications for IFLA Attendance Grants 2017 are now open

(10 January 2017) The Grants are available to an information professional from Africa, Latin America and Asia/Pacific. Each grant covers the early registration fee of Euro 490 which expires on 15 May 2017. The Attendance Grant will also provide support for travel and/or accommodation of up to Euro 700. Applicants must be able to attend […]


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Alfred P. Sloan Foundation awards grant for arXiv upgrade

(29 November 2016, Ithaca, N.Y.)  arXiv.org, the influential open access repository for global scientific research, will begin the first phase of a three-year overhaul and modernization with the help of a $445,000 grant by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. The Sloan Foundation grant will fund the creation of a detailed blueprint for next-generation arXiv – […]


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Research grants at USC Korean Heritage Library

(8 July 2016) The University of Southern California’s  Korean Heritage Library (KHL) has announced research grants for researchers, librarians, and educators in Korean Studies. Thanks to generous support from the Overseas Korean Studies and Heritage Foundation (OKSHF), the grant assists scholars in their use of USC Korean Heritage Library’s resources for research to promote scholarship […]


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MLA HINARI/Research4Life Grant

(10 March 2016) The Medical Library Association (MLA) has announced the HINARI/Research4Life (R4L) Grant for 2016. Funded by the Elsevier Foundation, up to five awards, will support HINARI/R4L training activities that promote the use of the programs’ scientific research resources in emerging/low income countries.  The grants will benefit the users in the eligible countries as […]


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PhD placements in Digital Scholarship at BL

(3 February 2016) The British Library is currently selecting professional development projects for doctoral researchers, hosted by specialist curatorial teams and other Library experts. All applications for the PhD placement scheme must be supported by the applicant’s PhD supervisor and their department’s Graduate Tutor (or equivalent). Each placement (3 month or PT equivalent) has a […]


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BL Endangered Archives Programme call for applications 2015

(22 September 2015) Applications are being accepted for the next round of funding. The deadline for the submission of preliminary application forms is 6 November 2015. Unless action is taken now, much of mankind’s documentary heritage may vanish – discarded as no longer of relevance or left to deteriorate beyond recovery. This website explains what […]


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Rs 3-crore fund to restore public library in Delhi

(29 August 2015) The Indian Express reports that In a meeting on Friday, Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, Najeeb Jung,  approved a Rs 3-crore [USD 30 million] grant for the restoration of the ailing Hardayal municipal public library in Chandni Chowk. “The Hardayal library is an important signpost of our city’s history. We need to ensure […]


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Nepal’s damaged libraries need your support

27 August 2015) Help is still needed to restore Nepal’s libraries and community centres damaged by the April 2015 earthquake. In its August 2015 blogletter, READ Global reports on the support needed to rebuild them. Read more here. READ Global has also opened three new centres in Bhutan and India. In Yangthang village, Bhutan, the […]


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DPC Offers Scholarships to Members for DPTP – The Practice of Digital Preservation

(31 July 2015) The Digital Preservation Coalition is pleased to offer two fully funded scholarships to attend the upcoming 21-23 September 2015 instance of ULCC’s intermediate level Digital Preservation Training Programme – The Practice of Digital Preservation at Senate House, University of London, London. Applications are welcomed from DPC members and associates. The scholarship covers all […]


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