As a diamond sponsor of the Charleston Conference for over 12 years, IGI Global is proud to continue the Academic Librarian Sponsorship Program, which sponsors librarians’ attendance of this conference.

As part of an ongoing effort to help librarians grow professionally and increase their understanding of the changing state of knowledge resources, IGI Global will award one librarian a $500 stipend for attendance at the 2019 Charleston Conference from November 4-8, in Charleston, South Carolina, USA.

Submission Guidelines

If you are interested in applying for the sponsorship opportunity, please fill out the form below and submit a 250-word essay on why you should be awarded the stipend. The essay should describe the following:

  • How can publishers and librarians better interact to further the advancement of knowledge resources?
  • How can publishers assist in making resources more useable for librarians and their patrons?
  • How can librarians make cutting-edge resources more discoverable for students and faculty?

Submission deadline for the Academic Librarian Sponsorship Program: Charleston Conference is October 1, 2019.

Terms and Eligibility

The winner will receive a $500 VISA Gift Card to be used during the conference. Applicants must be currently employed as a librarian at a standing institution and must be available to meet during the Charleston Conference.

All applications must be submitted by October 1, 2019. Submitted applications after the deadline will not be considered eligible. Limit one entry per person. International submissions are welcome.

All interested parties may fill out the form at the link below to enter.

Application Form

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