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Congratulations to our 2014 Grant Recipients!

The Veronica Maclay Grant Recipient: Artie Berns, MLIS Candidate & Graduate Assistant, University of Illinois.
The Member Grant Recipient: Corrine Vogel, MLIS Candidate & Graduate Assistant, University of Illinois.

2014 Annual Depository Library Council Meeting Grant Recipients: Erik R. Beck, Digital Services Librarian, University of Colorado William A. Wise Law Library.  Larry Meyer, Director, Law Library for San Bernardino County. 

Leadership Academy Grant Recipients: Julie Graves-Krishnaswami, Head of Instruction, Lillian Goldman Law Library, Yale Law School.

2015 DLC Meeting and FDL Conference
October 19-21, 2015
Arlington, Virginia.

The GD-SIS is offering grants to its members to attend the rescheduled 2015 DLC Meeting and FDL Conference, which is now set for October 19-21, and will offer a variety of programming by the Federal Depository community, federal agency representatives, the Depository Library Council, and GPO.   GD-SIS members, or their documents support staff with a recommendation letter from a member, are eligible. 

Please download and complete the application  to Grants Committee Chair, Pat Behles.  The application deadline is 6 P.M. (ET), Sunday, September 27, 2015.

2016 AALL Annual Conference
July 16-19, 2016
Chicago, Illinois

The GD-SIS awards two travel grants to members to attend the 2016 AALL Annual Conference in Chicago, Illinois. The deadline for applications is April 11, 2016.

The requirements for members who receive the grants include the following:

1. Grant recipient must be a member in good standing of the GD-SIS

2. Grant recipient will write a newsletter article for JURISDOCS

Grant applicants should explain their need for the grant in their grant application
download and complete the application, and email it to the Grants Committee Chair, Pat Behles.  The application deadline is 6 P.M. (ET), Sunday, April 11, 2016.

2016 AALL Leadership Academy
April 1-2, 2016
Oak Brook, Illinois

Congratulations to the librarians selected to participate in the AALL Leadership Academy!  In recognition and support of this activity, the Government Documents SIS is offering a partial grant to its members to attend.   Preference will be given to individuals who will not receive any support from their employing institution.   Application process now closed.