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[PADG:234] Digital Libraries Scholarships at UT Austin

UT-Austin Offers Digital Library Master's and Doctoral Student Stipends


November 3, 2004
School of Information University of Texas


The University of Texas at Austin School of Information seeks applications
from Master's students interested in a careers in digital libraries, as well
as from PhD applicants interested in teaching and research  in the area of
digital libraries. Thanks to a grant from the IMLS, the iSchool can offer
five stipend awards to Master's students and one to a PhD student.

Students selected to participate in the project will:

* receive a competitive stipend (Master's students $16,000 per year and PhD
student $23,000 per year for the life of the grant);
* participate in a technology-centered digitization curriculum;
* conduct research on important questions and problems related to digital
* practice and evaluate cutting-edge digitization methods;
* prepare and present papers at professional conferences; and
* collaborate with faculty and UT librarians to develop policy related to
digital libraries.

To apply complete the UT Graduate School and iSchool application procedure
detailed for Master's and  PhD students.
http://www.ischool.utexas.edu/admissions/   Contact the project director
with questions specifically related  to the project.

For more information, please see http://www.ischool.utexas.edu/~digitize/ or

Mary Lynn Rice-Lively, Associate Dean
School of Information
University of Texas at Austin
1 University Station D7000
Austin, TX  78712
512.471.3971 fax

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