OCLC Research and the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) have awarded research grants to Matthew Griffis of the University of Southern Mississippi, Jin Ha Lee of the University of Washington and Eric Meyers of the University of British Columbia. The awards will be presented 29 January at the ALISE 2015 Annual Conference Awards Reception in Chicago, Illinois.
OCLC/ALISE Library and Information Science Research Grants (LISRG) support research that advances librarianship and information science, promotes independent research to help librarians integrate new technologies into areas of traditional competence, and contributes to a better understanding of the library environment. Full-time academic faculty (or the equivalent) in schools of library and information science worldwide are eligible to apply for grants of up to $15,000.
ALISE (Association for Library and Information Science Education) is a non-profit organization that serves as the intellectual home of university faculty in graduate programs in library and information science in North America.