Copyright Clearance Center Awards Scholarship for Academic Librarian to Attend Charleston Conference

Also Announcing Call for Submissions for Academic Librarians to Receive a Travel Stipend to Attend the Upcoming ALA Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits Jan. 24-28 in Philadelphia

Danvers, Mass. – Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a not-for-profit organization creating global licensing and content solutions that make copyright work for everyone, named Missy Laytham, Head of Acquisitions, Loyola/Notre Dame Library, winner of its Conference Scholarship Program for Academic Librarians.  Laytham received a travel stipend of $1,500 to attend the Charleston Conference.

“I was pleased to make new acquaintances that I probably would not have met outside of attending Charleston,” said Laytham.  “Now I have new energy and several ideas to pursue that I hope will improve our service in the library and in my department.”

CCC is currently offering the same program for four academic librarians to attend ALA Midwinter January 24-28, 2014 in Philadelphia.  Applicants must be full-time, permanent staff academic librarians currently employed by a US-based academic institution of higher education. A full list of requirements can be found here.

To apply for the scholarship program, librarians should submit a response of up to 300 words to a short question. The application deadline is Dec. 20, 2013. Winners will be notified by Jan. 3, 2014, and scholarship stipends will be issued by Jan. 10.  CCC encourages librarians who applied for a Charleston Conference scholarship to resubmit their entries for the ALA Midwinter program.

About Copyright Clearance Center

Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) builds unique solutions that connect content and rights in contextually relevant ways through software and professional services. CCC helps people navigate vast amounts of data to discover actionable insights, enabling them to innovate and make informed decisions. CCC, with its subsidiaries RightsDirect and Ixxus, collaborates with customers to advance how data and information is integrated, accessed, and shared while setting the standard for effective copyright solutions that accelerate knowledge and power innovation. CCC is headquartered in Danvers, Mass. and has offices across North America, Europe and Asia. To learn more about CCC, visit www.copyright.com.