Copyright Clearance Center Awards Scholarships to Academic Librarians to Attend American Library Association Annual Conference

Also Announcing Call for Submissions for Academic Librarians to Receive a Travel Stipend to Attend the Upcoming Charleston Conference

Danvers, Mass. – Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a not-for-profit organization creating global licensing and content solutions that make copyright work for everyone, announces the winners of its Conference Scholarship Program for Academic Librarians: Emily Chan, San Jose State University; Angela Grogan, Westminster College; Daniel Huang, Lehigh University; and Deanna Munson, Crown College.  Each received a travel stipend of $1,500 to attend the American Library Association Annual Conference recently held in Chicago.

“We understand how critical and rewarding academic librarian industry events can be,” said Tim Bowen, Director, Academic Products & Services, CCC.  “And we believe that our scholarship program provides librarians with new opportunities for enrichment, while demonstrating commitment to their profession.”

CCC is currently offering the same program for academic librarians to attend the Charleston Conference from November 6-9 in Charleston, SC. Applicants must be full-time, permanent staff  academic librarians currently employed by a US-based academic institution of higher learning. A full list of requirements can be found here.

To apply for the scholarship program, librarians need to submit a response of up to 300 words to a short question. The application deadline is Sept. 20, 2013. Winners will be notified by Sept. 30, and scholarship stipends will be issued by Oct. 18.  CCC encourages librarians who applied for an ALA scholarship to resubmit their entries for the Charleston program.

About Copyright Clearance Center

Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) is a global leader in content management, licensing, discovery and delivery solutions. Through its relationships with those who use and create content, CCC drives market-based solutions that fuel research, power publishing and respect copyright. With its subsidiaries RightsDirect and Ixxus, CCC provides solutions for millions of people from the world’s largest companies and academic institutions.