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Susan Bzdell Student Travel Award,,for the 2008 Southern Archivists Conference

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  • Kelsey Bates
    Susan Bzdell Student Travel Award for the 2008 Southern Archivists Conference In memory of our friend and colleague Susan Bzdell whose infectious enthusiasm
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      Susan Bzdell Student Travel Award

      for the 2008 Southern Archivists Conference





      In memory of our friend and colleague Susan Bzdell whose infectious
      enthusiasm and dedication inspired so many, the Society of Alabama
      Archivists is pleased to announce the Susan Bzdell Student Travel
      Award. Awards of $125 each will be granted to 4 student members of SALA
      who would like to attend the 2008 Southern Archivists Conference.



      The Southern Archivists Conference will be held in Nashville, Tennessee,
      at the Nashville Public Library. The first session begins at 9:30 am on
      Thursday the 27^th with presentations on archiving email. Other
      sessions concern implementing EAD, digitizing collections, outreach,
      film archives, and roundtable discussions of issues and projects tackled
      in the past year. The conference will conclude before lunch on Friday
      the 28^th .

      $ The cost of registration is $30 for students.

      $ Hotel rooms are $92 per night at the Best Western Downtown
      Convention Center and $119 at the Holiday Inn Express, Nashville
      Downton, book by 2/26/08

      $ Pre-conference workshop on identifying photographs by
      technologies and formats, Wednesday afternoon, March 26.

      $ Registration deadline is March 14.

      $ Registration material and full program details online at
      http://www.msarchivists.org/SAC/index.html



      To apply for the Susan Bzdell Student Travel Award, submit a 200 word
      essay on how do you hope your attendance at SAC will further your
      interest, or broaden your interest in archival work. Please submit the
      essay as an email attachment to Kelsey Bates (kbates@...
      <mailto:kbates@...> ) by February 22. (If receipt of essay
      not acknowledged after two business days, please phone Kelsey at 205-
      226-3634.) Essays will be judged by the SALA Executive Board, and
      applicants will be notified by email on March 7. Checks will be
      distributed by the SALA Treasurer onsite at the conference.



      --
      Kelsey Scouten Bates
      Assistant Archivist/Grants Writer
      Department of Archives and Manuscripts
      Birmingham Public Library
      2100 Park Place
      Birmingham, Alabama 35203

      kbates@...
      205.226.3634
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