Jean Arnot Memorial Fellowship 2018 entry form

Jean Arnot Memorial Fellowship 2018 entries are now open

The annual Jean Arnot Memorial Fellowship honours Jean Fleming Arnot (1903–1995) MBE, FLAA, who had a distinguished career of 47 years in librarianship and was a pioneer of equal pay and women’s rights.

The fellowship is awarded to a female librarian or student of librarianship for an outstanding paper of no more than 5000 words on any aspect of librarianship.

Papers focusing on innovative solutions to contemporary library issues and services are encouraged. Papers should demonstrate original thought and research.

The paper should have been written within the last twelve months.

The paper should not have been previously published, but can have been delivered as a conference paper or seminar.

There is no mandated citation style: authors are advised to use that with which they are most comfortable. 

A copy of the winning essay will be made available on the Library's website.

An award of $1000 will be presented to the winner at the annual Jean Arnot Memorial Luncheon to be held on 21 May, 2018.

The prize is sponsored by the National Council of Women of NSW and the Australian Federation of Business and Professional Women.

Entries must be received by 5.00 pm on Friday, 20 April 2018.

The Jean Arnot Memorial Fellowship is sponsored by the National Council of Women of NSW and the Australian Federation of Business and Professional Women.

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