Announcing the 2nd Annual Library Bound Student RA Award

Library Bound and the BCLA Readers’ Advisory Interest Group are pleased to announce our second annual … Library Bound Student RA Award!

Are you a BC resident currently enrolled in an MLIS or Library Technician program? Are you interested in Readers’ Advisory services? You can apply for funding for this year’s BCLA Annual Conference!

Deadline: Monday, February 29, 2016 by 5 pm.

Award: Full 2016 BCLA Conference registration plus one night’s accommodation.

How to Apply:

Email the following to Meghan Savage at

  • Tell us your name, your school, and contact info
  • Describe why you are interested in Readers’ Advisory in 500 words or less
  • Confirm that you are a member of BCLA. (Not a member yet? It’s free for students! Sign up at the BCLA website.)
  • Apply by 5:00 pm on February 29, 2016

The Fine Print:

Only current BC residents intending to work in BC after graduation are eligible to apply. Applicants must be registered in either a Masters of Library and Information Science/Masters of Information Science (or equivalent) program or a Library Technician program and be a student at the time of the February 29, 2016 deadline. The institution can be located in BC or elsewhere (via online study). Members of the BCLA Readers’ Advisory Interest Group will screen applicants and choose the winner. Applicants must be current BCLA members. Award covers full BCLA Conference registration plus one night’s accommodation (to be arranged through BCLA). No other expenses (travel costs, meals, etc.) will be provided. Successful applicant will be expected to write a brief 500-word or less report about the experience of attending the BCLA Conference.



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