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The Government Documents Special Interest Section will be offering the following Grants during the 2016/2017 term. Download and complete the application form for the grant to which you would like to apply and email it to

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 and email it 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.

Congratulations to our 2015 Grant Recipients!

Member Grant Recipient: Amy Taylor, Associate Law Librarian, America University Washington College of Law

2015 Annual Depository Library Council Meeting Grant Recipients: Taryn Marks, Reference Librarian, Lawton Chiles Legal Information Center, University of Florida. | Charlotte Schneider, Government Documents & Reference Librarian, Rutgers Law School

AALL Management Institute Grant Recipient: Carolyn Hamilton, Reference Services Librarian, Vanderbilt Law School

AALL Business Grant Recipient: Bonnie Shucha, Associate Director for Public Services, University of Wisconsin Law Library