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Monday, October 4, 2010

Call for Participation: ALA Diversity Research Grants Advisory Committee

The ALA Council Committee on Diversity is currently seeking ALA members to volunteer to serve on its Diversity Research Grants Advisory Committee.  This Subcommittee is charged with overseeing the ALA Office for Diversity’s Diversity Research Grants Program (http://www.ala.org/ala/aboutala/offices/diversity/divresearchgrants/diversityresearch.cfm) and the selection of the annual Achievement in Library Diversity Research Honoree.
Terms are one year and will extend from now through the conclusion of the 2011 ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans, LA.

The full charge of the Diversity Research Grants Advisory Committee is: 
To oversee, coordinate, and support the Diversity Research Grants program; to recommend potential award jurors to the ALA Office for Diversity for the Diversity Research Grants award process; to oversee the application, selection and notification process; to serve as a resource for awardees; and to make recommendations on and support fundraising and marketing initiatives related to the Diversity Research Grants program http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/committees/ala/ala-divdrg.cfm

Interested volunteers should e-mail diversity@ala.org.  

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