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SPARKS AWARD for PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

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The Chemistry Division of the Special Libraries Association (SLA) is sponsoring a student/new member travel award to defray the costs of attending the 2014 SLA Annual Conference June 8-10 in Vancouver, BC Canada. The award is intended to encourage the professional development of student or new members of the Chemistry Division and encourage their participation in Chemistry Division activities.

NPS/NCPE Historic Preservation Internships Summer 2014

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he National Park Service, in partnership with the National Council for Preservation Education, is announcing their historic preservation internships for summer 2014. The program is designed to allow students in historic preservation programs and allied disciplines to gain an awareness of National Park Service cultural resource management activities and to provide an opportunity to work alongside professionals in the field of historic preservation. A variety of positions in preservation and related fields are being offered at the National Park Service and partnering agencies.

Professional Development Internships at Smithsonian Institution Libraries

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The Smithsonian Libraries will offer new, paid internships for the Professional Development Program in the summer of 2014. These internships are open to graduate students interested in working in research and museum libraries. The Libraries will award up to three paid summer internships this academic year.

MU partners with South African school to preserve Robben Island documents

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After Nelson Mandela died last week, the University of Missouri College of Education will have a hand in honoring his legacy by partnering with the University of the Western Cape and Robben Island Museum in South Africa to preserve thousands of historical papers, photos and items related to the political prisoners held at Robben Island.

A Memorial Celebration of Dr. John Wedman

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This is a reminder that there will be a memorial celebration for John. John wanted nothing sad or solemn but merely a time for folks to get together and share fun stories and anecdotes about him.