ALISE Research Grant Competition
The Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) is now accepting proposals for its Research Grant Program Competition. An award of one or more grants totaling $5,000 may be made to support research broadly related to education for library and information science. The Research Grant Award cannot be used to support a doctoral dissertation. At least one applicant in a group submitting a proposal must be a personal member of ALISE as of the deadline date.
This award is supported by the ALISE Endowment Fund.
Jenny Mumah, University of North Texas - jenny.mumah.unt.edu
Miriam Sweeney, University of Alabama
Dietmar Wolfram, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee - firstname.lastname@example.org
Proposals may not exceed 20 double-spaced pages, excluding CVs. If necessary, supporting information may be included in an appendix. Proposals must include the following information to be considered in the competition:
Nominations will open in the spring of 2017.
Staff training, general operating or overhead expenses, and other indirect costs are not funded
The proposals will be judged by the ALISE Research Committee with the assistance of additional ALISE members in those cases where the methodology warrants. The proposals will be judged on:
Submissions will be disqualified if they exhibit one or more of the following:
The committee reserves the right to select no winning proposal if in its judgement none of the proposals are considered satisfactory.
Recipients Of The Award Must:
2017 - Kyle Jones, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, for Algorithms in the library: An investigation into academic library participation in learning analytics and related intellectual freedom and privacy issues
2016 - Leanne Bowler, University of Pittsburgh, for Mindful Makers in Libraries: A Study to Investigate Question Prompts as a Method for Scaffolding Critical Technical Practice in Library-based Maker Spaces for Youth
2015 - Julie Marie Frye, Indiana University, and Maria Hasler-Barker, Sam Houston State University, for Understanding the Role of lenguaje and interacción in Serving Patrons in Diverse Communitites
1999 - Karen E. Pettigrew, Michigan, and Lynne McKechnie, Western Ontario, for The Use of Theory in Library and Information Science Education and Research