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 CCC

A pioneer in voluntary collective licensing, CCC (Copyright Clearance Center) helps organizations integrate, access, and share information through licensing, content, software, and professional services. With expertise in copyright and information management, CCC and its subsidiary RightsDirect collaborate with stakeholders to design and deliver innovative information solutions that power decision-making by helping people integrate and navigate data sources and content assets.