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Heleni Linton Bursary 2016

This Bursary was established in memory of Heleni Linton, an outstanding librarian also worked for Ernst and Young Hong Kong was tragically killed in an air crash in 1991. A memorial account was later established from funds donated by Ernst and Young, by colleagues, and by friends. From December 1992, interest accrued to the account has been used to award a modest annual bursary bearing her name. The beneficiary receivers the bursary at a ceremony held every year at the association's annual general meeting.

The bursary is awarded on a competitive basis in full or part-time students of library and information science to assist in their studies. It might help with course fees, short sabbaticals, research materials costs, conference attendance, and the like. Applications for the Bursary, which amounts to HK$5,000, will be assessed by considering the potential applicability and contribution of the proposal to library and information science in our region and the likely impact of the Bursary on the career of the applicant. More details can be found from the HKLA website at http://www.hkla.org/content/blogcategory/55/80/lang,english/

Applications for the Bursary can be made by completing the application form which is available online at http://www.hkla.org/Education_Awards/Heleni_Linton_Bursary/2016/application_form_HLB.doc

Please send completed applications by post to Ms Helen Chan, Education and Training Officer, The Hong Kong Library Association, PO Box 10095, GPO, Hong Kong, by the 30th September 2016. Additional materials in support of an application can accompany the application form. Please note that each applicant can only apply for one HKLA scholarship or award within the same year.

 

Hong Kong Library Association Biennial Award 2016

This award was established by the Hong Kong Library Association in 2010. The Association is committed to provide comprehensive professional support to its members. This Award is hence set up to address the professional development needs of eligible Full Members of the Association who are practicing at paraprofessional to middle professional levels in the library and information fields. Through this Award, the Association will support the professional development of the awardees, such as conference or workshop attendances, overseas professional visits, preparation of a scholarly publication or any professional activities, etc., which are otherwise unlikely to be sponsored by their employers, nor by the other scholarships or awards currently offered by the Association. Details of the Award can be found from the HKLA website at http://www.hkla.org/content/blogcategory/55/80/lang,english/

 

Application form of the Award is available at http://www.hkla.org/Education_Awards/Biennial_Award/2016/application_form_HKLA_Biennial_Award.doc

Deadline for application is 30th September, 2016. For enquiries, please contact the Ms Helen Chan, Education and Training Officer, The Hong Kong Library Association, by phone: 2346-1033; email: This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it . Additional materials in support of an application can accompany the application form. Please note that each applicant can only apply for one HKLA scholarship or award within the same year.

 
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  Home arrow Conferences arrow ASIA-PACIFIC CONFERENCE ON LIBRARY & INFORMATION EDUCATION & PRACTICE
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 About the conference

What are the challenges facing libraries, librarians and library schools in the Asia-Pacific region?

  •        What are the innovations and best practices in information services and systems?

  •        How do we measure the value and impact of library and information services in the new age?

  •        What are the trends and innovations in LIS education in Asia-Pacific?

  •        Where are the entrepreneurship opportunities in the information industry?

These and other questions will be addressed at the Conference, with an emphasis on issues relevant to Asia-Pacific countries. The conference will survey, accumulate and synthesize the experiences and insights of LIS educators, researchers and practitioners, and provide opportunities for scholarly exchanges and knowledge-sharing between academics and practitioners through paper presentations, panel discussions and workshops.

Date:

3-6 April 2006

Venue:

Nanyang Technological University, Nanyang Executive Centre, Singapore

 

Details: http://www.ntu.edu.sg/sci/a-liep

 
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