The Association of Research Libraries and the conference planning committee have awarded 10 outstanding individuals travel awards to attend the 2016 Library Assessment Conference in Arlington, Virginia, on October 31–November 2.
The Library Assessment Conference Travel Awards are offered to students and early-career professionals from historically underrepresented racial and ethnic groups who have demonstrated a strong interest in assessment and have the potential to contribute to the profession by deploying and developing innovative assessment and evaluation methods and strategies. Each award includes free conference registration and $1,000 to cover the costs of transportation, lodging, meals, and workshops at this year’s conference. This sixth Library Assessment Conference is co-sponsored by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and the University of Washington (UW) Libraries.
The 2016 Library Assessment Conference Travel Award recipients are:
Kawanna M. Bright, PhD Student in Research Methods & Statistics and Graduate Assistant, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, University of Denver
Enrique Caboverde III, Master of Library and Information Science Student, Kent State University, and Library Associate, Technical Services, Florida International University
Richard M. Cho, Instruction/Reference Librarian, California State University Fullerton
Hoan-Vu Do, Master of Archives and Records Administration Student, San José State University, and Web Librarian, San Diego Public Library
Linda Aurora Garcia, Circulation & Reserves Assistant, Access Services, Washington State University Vancouver (Formerly MLIS student and Graduate Assistant/Access Services Specialist, University of Washington Libraries)
Jennifer H. Gibson, Reference Librarian, Jefferson College
Vanissa Gosserand, Reference/User Services Librarian, Southern University and A&M College
Don P. Jason III, Clinical Informationist/Assistant Librarian, University of Cincinnati
Genny Jon, Science Librarian, York University
Sofia Leung, Teaching & Learning Program Manager and Liaison Librarian, Massachusetts Institute of Technology