SPARC Europe Announces Award for Outstanding Achievements in Scholarly Communications

From: David Prosser <david.prosser_at_BODLEY.OX.AC.UK>
Date: Tue, 17 Jan 2006 14:20:53 -0000

SPARC Europe Announces Award for Outstanding Achievements in Scholarly


Oxford, UK &#8212; SPARC Europe (Scholarly Publishing and Academic
Resources Coalition), a leading organization of European research
libraries, today announced the inauguration of the SPARC Europe Award for
Outstanding Achievements in Scholarly Communications.  The new annual
Award will be presented to an individual or group within Europe that has
made significant advances in our understanding of the issues surrounding
scholarly communications and/or in developing practical means to address
the problems with the current systems.


The judging panel, formed from members of the SPARC Europe Board of
Directors, has issued a call for nominations for the Award.  Nominations
are open to all who have made major contributions in the field of
scholarly communications, and the judging panel particularly wishes to
receive nominations of individuals of groups working in any of the
following areas:



Research that helps illuminate the scholarly communications landscape

Advocacy for new models of scholarly communications

Development of new tools to aid scholarly communication (e.g. repository

Interesting new projects or products

Implementation of policies that promote new scholarly communication



Nominations (together with a short outline of the nominee&#8217;s work)
should be sent to David Prosser, Director of SPARC Europe no later than
10th February 2006. The Award will be present at the Third Nordic
Conference on Scholarly Communication, to be held at Lund, Sweden 24 - 25
April 2006.



David C Prosser PhD


SPARC Europe



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