Swets Charleston Conference Scholarship

For the sixth  year in a row, Swets North America is pleased to announce our $1,000 scholarship offer for attendance at the 2013 XXXIII Annual Charleston Conference, taking place November 6-9, 2013.

Applicants are asked to complete an essay of no more than 1,000 words on the topic, “In the past we have always heard you need to do more with less. However, the new mantra seems to be to do less with less. To which do you adhere and why? Please address what information/metrics/services are essential and what can be eliminated?”

In order to apply, an email including an essay and brief curriculum vita can be sent to by September 3, 2013. All applicants will be notified via email of the status of their submission.  Scholarship money must be used to attend the 2013 XXXIII Annual Charleston Conference. Entries will be reviewed by a committee comprised of:

Katina Strauch, Head of Collection Development, College of Charleston
Chuck Hamaker, Associate University Librarian for Collections & Technical Services, University of North Carolina – Charlotte
Kristin McNally,  Marketing Manager, Swets

Important Dates for 2014:

April 15 - Call for Papers Opens

April 30 - Call for Preconference Deadline

June 2 - Registration Opens

July 18 - Call for Papers Deadline (5:00 pm EST)

Aug 18 - JPDF Application Deadline

Sept 12 - Early Bird Registration Deadline

Sept 26 - Charleston Premiers Application Deadline