Thursday, May 06, 2010

HLG Conference Student Bursaries 2010

Dear Colleagues,

Please can you forward this information to any relevant Library & Information Studies students as it presents an excellent opportunity to learn more about a career in Health Librarianship.

HLG is pleased to announce that it is extending the deadline for the applications for the 4 HLG Student Bursaries to attend the 2010 HLG Conference in Salford until 31st May. Each bursary has a value of approximately £300 and provides an opportunity for the librarians and information professionals of the future to attend a diverse range of presentations and meet professionals currently working in the field of health librarianship.

Applications are invited from part-time and full-time students currently studying a CILIP accredited course for a first degree or postgraduate qualification in library / information science in England, Wales or Scotland, including those graduating in 2010. Please see <>  for full details - applications must be received before 31st May 2010.

Please note the extended deadline is for the student bursaries only. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact Frank or myself.

Kind Regards

Doug Knock
Healthcare Library Manager
Knowledge Services
Queen Elizabeth
South London Healthcare NHS Trust
tel 020 8836 6752


From: Discussion list for Health Libraries Group HLG members [HLG-MEMBERS@JISCMAIL.AC.UK] On Behalf Of Frank Norman [fnorman@NIMR.MRC.AC.UK]
Sent: 26 March 2010 16:10
Subject: Health Libraries Group conference and student bursaries

Four student bursaries are being offered to support LIS students to attend the HLG Conference which is to be held in Manchester on 19-20 July 2010.

Each bursary includes free registration for the conference and up to £200 to support travel and accommodation.

The extended deadline for bursary applications is Monday 31st May 2010.

Detailed instructions for applicants are on the CILIP HLG website:

More information about the conference is available here:

Frank Norman
Librarian, MRC National Institute for Medical Research
The Ridgeway, Mill Hill, London NW7 1AA,  UK
tel 020 8816 2227   fax 020 8816 2230   email