FCIL-SIS of the American Association of Law Libraries


Chers collègues,

Mark Engsberg, membre du "governing board" de l'IALL (International Association of Law Libraries) me prie de vous transmettre cette annonce ci-dessous au sujet de l'attribution d'une bourse FCIL à l'occasion de la prochaine conférence de l'AALL (American Association of Law Libraries).

Par ailleurs, j'en profite pour vous rappeler que le prochain cours de l'IALL se déroulera à Oxford début août 2016 et qu'à cette occasion un programme de bourse est organisé pour permettre à des collègues de participer à cette conférence. Renseignements ici : http://iall.org/scholarship-information/

Je reste à votre disposition pour toute information complémentaire

Bien cordialement

Michel Fraysse

Michel Fraysse
Conservateur en chef
Chargé de mission Pilotage et évaluation, relations internationales
Université Toulouse 1 Capitole
05 34 45 62 15


Subject Line: Applications sought for 2016 FCIL Schaffer Grant for Foreign Law Librarians



Dear Friends and Colleagues:


The Foreign, Comparative and International Law Special Interest Section (FCIL-SIS) of the American Association of Law Libraries is now accepting applications for the 2016 FCIL Schaffer Grant for Foreign Law Librarians. The Grant subsidizes a foreign law librarian to attend the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), the world's largest law librarian professional organization.


The FCIL Schaffer Grant for the AALL Annual Meeting (http://www.aallnet.org/conference) in Chicago, Illinois (July 16-19, 2016) provides a waiver of the AALL Annual Meeting full registration fee and a grant of a minimum of $2,000 to assist with accommodations and travel costs.


Applicants must be law librarians or other professionals working in the legal information field, currently employed in countries other than the United States, and with significant responsibility for the organization, preservation, or provision of legal information. The application deadline is December 15, 2015. The Grant Committee will not consider late or incomplete applications.  Please note: Grant winners must pay all expenses in advance.  Grant awards will only be disbursed at the AALL Annual Meeting.


Full details regarding the FCIL Schaffer Grant for Foreign Law Librarians as well as the application form can be found at http://www.aallnet.org/sections/fcil/grants-awards/FCIL-Schaffer-Grant.


Please feel free to contact me or another committee member if you have any questions about the 2016 FCIL Schaffer Grant for Foreign Law Librarians. Also, please feel free to distribute this announcement to any listserv or individual who might be interested in attending the 2016 AALL Annual Meeting.



Mark Engsberg

2016 FCIL Schaffer Grant for Foreign Law Librarians Selection Committee



Mark Engsberg, JD, MA, PhD, MSLIS

Director of Library Services and Assistant Professor of Law

Hugh F. MacMillan Law Library

Emory University School of Law

1301 Clifton Road, NE, Room M511

Atlanta, GA 30322

Phone: 404-727-6983

FAX: 404-727-2202

Email: mark.engsberg@...


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