Monday, October 29, 2012

The ACMS Library Fellowship

Forwarded from ALA ACRL AAMES (Asian, African, and Middle Eastern Section) Listserv. -- hn
The ACMS Library Fellowship supports US advanced graduate students, faculty members, or professionals in library and information sciences from colleges and universities to conduct short-term library development projects and/or research in Mongolia for a period of up to 12 weeks between May and October 2013.
Applicants must be US Citizens. The fellowship is supported with funding from the US Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs through a grant by the Council of American Overseas Research Centers. The ACMS Library Fellowship program is intended to help support the development of the ACMS Research Library and build stronger connections among local library partners through specific defined projects designed to enhance collection content, resource accessibility, and training. Fellows are hosted by the ACMS and will conduct projects that have measurable positive outcomes for the scholarly community served by the ACMS. Fellows spend a minimum of 4 weeks and a maximum of 12 weeks onsite in Mongolia at the ACMS library. Prior experience working in Mongolia is not a requirement. Applications are due by February 15, 2013. More information is available at:

American Center for Mongolian Studies
1155 Observatory Dr. Rm. 333
Madison, WI 53706

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