ALISE/Bohdan S. Wynar Research Paper Competition
(DEADLINE - September 22, 2014)
The Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) is now accepting proposals for its 2015 Research Paper Competition. The purpose of this award is to further stimulate the communication of research at ALISE annual meetings. Research papers concerning any aspect of library and information science are eligible. This competition is not limited to research regarding LIS education. Any research methodology is acceptable. Up to two winning papers may be selected.
The winner(s) of the award will be honored at the 2015 ALISE annual meeting and will be expected to present a summary of their paper at that meeting. The award will be given without an honorarium.
The papers will be judged by the Research Committee with the assistance of additional ALISE members in those cases where the research topic or methodology warrant. All reviewing is blind. Research papers will be judged on the following criteria:
Papers will be disqualified if they exhibit one or more of the following:
Lack of adherence to submission requirements
The winner(s) of the award are expected to present a summary of their paper at the 2014 ALISE annual meeting.
Papers must be received no later than September 22, 2014. They should be emailed as an attachment in Word format to this email address:
Nora Bird, University of North Carolina-Greensboro, firstname.lastname@example.org
with the following subject line " ALISE/Bohdan S. Wynar Research Paper Competition."