FTRF Opens Applications for the 2018 Judith F. Krug Banned Books Week Grants

Free people read freely! Would you like to create an exciting program, host a community conversation, or create an eye-catching display celebrating the freedom to read? Applications are open for libraries and organizations to receive a grant from the Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) to host a program during Banned …

Conable Conference Scholarship

Conable Conference Scholarship Offered through the Freedom to Read Foundation Would you like to become an intellectual Freedom Advocate? Applications are now open for the 2018 Gordon M. Conable Conference Scholarship, sponsored by FTRF. The scholarship provides funding for an LIS student or recent graduate to attend the ALA’s Annual …

Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce

The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) is accepting applications for the 2018–2020 cohort of the Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce (IRDW), a program designed to recruit master of library and information science (MLIS) students from historically underrepresented ethnic and racial minority groups into careers in research libraries and archives. …

JCLC 2018 Conference Student Scholarship: March 15 Deadline

The 2018 JCLC is the third conference of its kind sponsored by the five ethnic affiliate associations: Black Caucus of ALA, American Indian Library Association, Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association, Chinese American Librarians Association,and REFORMA. The conference takes place in Albuquerque, NM, September 26-30, 2018. This will be a wonderful opportunity …

Association of Research Libraries (ARL)/Society of American Archivists (SAA) Mosaic Program II

  The Association of Research Libraries (ARL)/Society of American Archivists (SAA) Mosaic Program II is now accepting applications for the 2018–2019 cohort. The program promotes diversification of the archives and special collections professional workforce by supporting master of library and information science (MLIS) students from traditionally underrepresented racial and ethnic groups who …