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 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.