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LIR Bursary 2014

The LIR Committee would like to invite applications for a bursary to be offset against attendance at a national or international conference which considers emerging technologies in libraries.

Value of Bursary

The bursary can be awarded to a maximum of €500 and can be used to defray costs such as conference registration, travel and accommodation.

Conditions of Award

The recipient of the award will be required to:
• Write a conference report for the LIR website.
• Deliver a presentation on their conference experience at the annual LIR seminar.

Judging Criteria

The winning entry will be selected based on:

- relevance to LIR members
- quality of the supporting statement
- potential impact on practice

Terms and Conditions

Eligibility is restricted to library staff members of LIR institutions.
You will need to provide receipts for conference registration, accommodation and travel to the LIR Treasurer.


Closing date for receipt of proposals: 20/10/2014
Winner Announced: 10/11/2014
Submission of conference report: 09/03/2015

Application Procedure

Applications must be submitted via the form below. Your supporting statement should be approximately 300 words in length - please note, you may be contacted for further information.