The University of South Carolina School of Library and Information Science will design and test best recruiting practices and networking activities to support rural public library leadership using a collaborative model in two states. The program will result in nine bachelor's and sixteen master's...
Montana State Library will implement a statewide promotion/recruitment campaign designed to attract Montana residents to the library profession, with efforts to include American Indians. Six Montana residents will receive scholarships to attend graduate library school and will be required to work in...
The University of North Texas School of Library and Information Sciences will create a diverse cohort of ten doctoral students, providing tuition for the coursework and also for broadband connectivity, as the coursework and socializing experiences will be largely Web-based. Five of these students...
Georgetown University, in partnership with Chesapeake Information and Research Library Alliance (CIRLA) and the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), will provide thirteen people from diverse or underserved populations with the educational, experiential and financial means to enter the field of...
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science will recruit and support five doctoral students to learn about and address academic research issues through a program of partnership with four academic libraries, two major library associations, and mentorship...
The University of California at Los Angeles Graduate School of Education and Information Studies will recruit six doctoral students whose research will be on public librarianship, children's services, and/or multicultural library services, as well as create a state-wide public library-related...
Vanderbilt University's Eskind Biomedical Library will develop and evaluate an educational pathway that draws on the strength of a library internship and long-distance degree program through the University of Pittsburgh's Department of Library and Information Science. The cohorts of five and then...
The New Jersey State Library, Thomas Edison State College, and Rutgers University's School of Communication, Information and Library Science will collaborate to recruit and educate a multiethnic workforce for New Jersey's urban libraries, including ten pre-professionals, nine Master's and one PhD...
The Society of American Archivists will lead a collaborative project to conduct a comprehensive census about archivists currently in the workforce, identify the knowledge and skills they need to do their jobs now and to adapt to future demands, and provide graduate and continuing education programs...
The College of St. Catherine, partnering with the St. Paul Public Library, will create an educational model through the development of a curriculum, best practices, and a communication component. This program will provide opportunities in the field of library service for historically...