Grants and Awards

AAUP-LPC Cross-Pollination Travel Grant

The AAUP and the LPC invite applications for the inaugural AAUP-LPC Cross-Pollination Travel Grant. The Travel Grant aims to promote greater interconnectivity between members of the two organizations and to encourage future collaboration between the associations. This grant will allow individuals from AAUP and LPC  to the other's annual meeting that he or she normally would not attend. Applications are due by February 15, 2016. 

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Qualifications and Requirements

  1. Applicant must have at least one year of employment experience as a permanent, full-time staff member at an organization that belongs to either the AAUP or the LPC (or both) at the full, associate, or international level. 
  2. He or she must be a first-time attendee to the conference in question.

Please submit your application by February 15, 2016. Grant recipients will be notified by March 7, 2016. Applications will be reviewed by a committee comprised of 2 representatives from the AAUP and 2 representatives from the LPC.

2016 LPC Award for Outstanding Scholarship in Library Publishing

As participation in library publishing grows, the development of a strong evidence base to inform best practices and demonstrate impact is essential. To encourage research and theoretical work about library publishing services, the Library Publishing Coalition (LPC) has created the Award for Outstanding Scholarship in Library Publishing. The award recognizes significant and timely contributions to library publishing theory and practice.

The inaugural recipients of the award were Ann Okerson and Alex Holzman, for their report "The Once and Future Publishing Library." Their work was nominated for providing an excellent retrospective and prospective view of the rapidly changing field of libraries as publishers in 2015.

Okerson and Holzman's work was formally recognized at the 2016 Library Publishing Forum in Denton, Texas. They also received a cash award of $250, travel support to attend the Forum, and an opportunity to present their work.

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