The March 1, 2018 deadline is approaching for the Library Company of Philadelphia Short-term, Dissertation, and Mellon Post-Doctorate Fellowship applications:
The Library Company of Philadelphia invites applications for short-term, dissertation and post-doctoral fellowships for 2018-2019. The fellowships support on-site research on topics related to the collections of the Library Company and other local archives as noted below.
The Library Company of Philadelphia and The Historical Society of Pennsylvania will jointly award approximately 25 short-term (usually one-month) fellowships for research in either or both collections, with a stipend of $2,000, for residencies between September 1, 2018, and May 31, 2019.
The Albert M. Greenfield Foundation Dissertation Fellowship supports dissertation research at the Library Company, with a stipend of $20,000. The award may be divided between two applicants, each of whom would receive $10,000 for the period September 1, 2018, to January 15, 2019, or January 15 to May 31, 2019.
The Library Company’s Program in Early American Economy and Society (PEAES) offers both short-term and dissertation fellowships that are designed to promote scholarship in early American economy and society, broadly defined, from its colonial beginnings to the 1850s. Applicants may submit proposals based not only on the Library Company’s collections but also on those of other institutions in the Philadelphia area. The stipends and tenure of the awards are the same as for the short-term and dissertation fellowships described above.
The Library Company of Philadelphia’s Program in African American History (PAAH) is now accepting applications for its Mellon Scholars Fellowship Program, which aims to promote research in the collections of the Library Company and to enhance the production of scholarly work in African American history of the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries. The Mellon Scholars Program is made possible with the support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and is designed to increase the participation of scholars from underrepresented backgrounds and others in the field of African American history prior to 1900. The following PAAH fellowships are offered for 2018-2019, with dates of tenure as above:
- A Dissertation fellowship, with a stipend of $25,000, which may be divided between two applicants. Applicants must be in the later stages of research or writing.
- Short-term (one month) fellowships, for doctoral candidates and senior scholars, with a stipend of $2,500.
- A Post-doctoral fellowship, with a stipend of $50,000, which may be divided between two applicants. Recent recipients of the Ph.D. as well as senior scholars may apply, but applicants must hold a Ph.D. bySeptember 1, 2018.
The application deadline for all fellowships is March 1, 2018, with a decision to be made by April 15.
To apply, go to www.librarycompany.org/fellowships, fill out a required electronic cover sheet, indicating all the fellowships you wish to apply for, and submit a brief résumé and a 3-5 page description of the proposed research. For short-term awards please submit one letter of recommendation; for dissertation and post-doctoral awards also submit a writing sample of about 25 pages and a second letter of recommendation.
More detailed information is available at www.librarycompany.org/fellowships. For further information about the general fellowship program, contact James Green at email@example.com ; for PEAES fellowships, contact Cathy Matson at firstname.lastname@example.org ; for PAAH fellowships, contact Erica Armstrong Dunbar at email@example.com
The following resource is now available:
Resource name: Ethnologue
Permanent URL: https://eresources.library.nd.edu/databases/ethnologue
Languages of the World is a comprehensive reference work cataloging all of the world’s known living languages. Since 1951, the Ethnologue has been an active research project involving hundreds of linguists and other researchers around the world. It is widely regarded to be the most comprehensive source of information of its kind.
If you would have any questions about this resource please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Hesburgh Libraries Authorized Users can check out the following Multi-Media Resources in Honor of Black History Month.
Dear University of Notre Dame Colleagues,
We rely on data every day. Research data are the foundation of our evolving scholarly record. Love Data Week (lovedataweek.org) is dedicated to spreading awareness of the importance of research data management, sharing, preservation, and reuse. A trio of events will be held on Thursday, February 15, in the Center for Digital Scholarship, Hesburgh Library.
Want to learn more about managing or rescuing endangered research, professional, and community, and personal data? Please join us and spread the word! All university students, faculty, and staff are welcome.
-WORKSHOP: Data Rescue 101, by Justin Schell, University of Michigan
9:30am – 10:30am, Center for Digital Scholarship Room 129, Hesburgh Library
Data rescue events have proliferated since the beginning of 2017. Their goal is to create trustworthy copies of federal data in multiple locations to maintain continued accessibility for researchers and the public. This one-hour workshop provides an overview of data rescue event best practices.
-LECTURE: Data Rescue One Year Later: Sustaining a Movement, by Justin Schell, University of Michigan
11:00am – noon, Center for Digital Scholarship Room 131, Hesburgh Library
In his talk, Justin Schell will reflect on the past year’s efforts to preserve access to federal information and discuss the many projects that arose as a result. He will discuss next steps of the Data Rescue movement and offer ways to contribute your own time, skills, and expertise to ensure public access to information.
-CITIZEN SCIENCE DATA EVENT: Lead Exposure in South Bend, by ND Lead Innovation Team
12:30pm – 5:00pm, Center for Digital Scholarship Room 131, Hesburgh Library
Stop in and explore historical data to find areas of lead exposure in South Bend that may still affect children today. This event is drop-in—you can stay as long as you want. You do not need programming skills to participate, just the ability to use the internet. Lunch is provided with registration.
Event information and Registration: library.nd.edu/event/love-data-week-2018
Student tickets for the MLK Celebration Luncheon on Monday, January 22, featuring former student body president Corey Robinson and his father, former NBA Hall of Famer and philanthropist, David Robinson, are now available at the LaFortune Box Office.
Tickets are free.
The Box Office is open weekdays from 9 a.m. until 11 p.m.
Source of Image: http://www.capitalgazette.com/sports/navy_sports/ph-ac-cs-corey-robinson-feature-1104-20161103-story.html