Academic Division requirements

Those 2018 ECCA applicants who are applying for the Academic Division award should be aware of the following obligations of the winner:

The recipient must

  • Work in an academic library or be interested in working in an academic library. Be a member of, or join the Academic Division by conference time
  • Attend the 2018 SLA Annual Conference in Baltimore from June 11-13, 2018 and write an article on his or her conference experience to be published in one of the Academic Division publications
  • Must attend the Academic Division Business Meeting & Awards Reception, the Academic Division Board Meeting, and the Academic Roundtable session – all days, times, and rooms to be confirmed. Attendance to other Academic Division sessions is encouraged.

The recipient is encouraged to

  • Volunteer to serve the Academic Division. Volunteer opportunities include as Committee Chair or as a member of a committee, running for a position on the Division’s Executive Board, and volunteering at the conference and/or for various tasks during the year
  • Discover new things, have new ideas, connect with colleagues and have fun
  • Any photographs taken or articles submitted for publication are property of the SLA Academic Division and may be used on the website and/or in division material

Legal Division requirements

Thank you for considering applying for an ECCA award with the Legal Division! We are proud of how, historically, we have built up a strong relationship with our ECCA winners, who have gone on to stay involved with the work of the Division. Please see below for prerequisites of applying for the Legal Division award:

The recipient must

  • Work in a law library or have a proven interest in legal information management.
  • Commit to attending the 2018 SLA Annual Conference in Baltimore.
  • Be a member of, or join, the Legal Division by the time of the conference.
  • Write an article about the conference to be published in the Legal Division Docket.
  • Attendance and participation is strongly encouraged for all Legal Division conference events, but is mandatory for the following (dates & times subject to change; locations TBD):
    • Legal Division Board Meeting (Saturday June 16, 2018 – 12:00)
    • Legal Division Reception (Sunday June 17 – 19:00)
    • Annual Breakfast & Legal Division Business Meeting (Monday June 18 – 07:00)

The recipient is encouraged to

  • Volunteer to serve the Legal Division after the conference – this could be for a position on the Board, volunteering at conferences and events, or managing social media and marketing materials.
  • Use social media during the conference, and take pictures (pictures taken during the conference can be reused by the Legal Division on a non-exclusive licensing basis).
  • Network widely, discover new ideas and concepts, and have a great time!

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