The Fall/Winter 2016 edition of Beta Phi Mu's newsletter, The Pipeline, is now available!
Features include a message from President Linda C. Smith, news of chapters, 2016 scholarship winners, member news, a rememberance of former Beta Phi Mu President and Executive Director Bill Summers, and an article about our re-designed website.
Visit the Newsletter page to read this current newsletter, as well as past issues.
Are you a librarian with a research interest in a country outside of North America? The Harold Lancour Scholarship for Foreign Study may be for you! this $1,750 scholarship is awarded to librarians for research or a special course of study to survey foreign libraries or programs outside North America, and/or to conduct research in a foreign country outside North America. For more information, see the Lancour Scholarship page on our website:
Beta Phi Mu 2017 Scholarship Season is Now Open!
Applications for all Beta Phi Mu scholarships and fellowships are now available. For more information, see the Scholarships page.
The Beta Phi Mu/LRRT Research Paper Award for 2017 is being jointly presented by the Beta Phi Mu International Honor Society and the American Library Association’s Library Research Round Table (http://www.ala.org/lrrt/) to recognize excellent research in progress into problems related to the profession of librarianship. Any ALA member is eligible for this $500 award, and all methodologies and research topics/questions are eligible for consideration.
The deadline for submission is January 31, 2017. Submissions must not have been published prior to January 31, 2017. The submissions will be limited to a 2,000-word abstract, excluding the bibliography or reference list, and should be emailed to Susan Rathbun-Grubb, Award Committee Chair – email@example.com
For more information, see the BPM/LRRT Research Paper Award page.
Please note the updated contact information below:
Beta Phi Mu Headquarters
PO Box 42139
Philadelphia, PA 19101
See the Contact Headquarters page for more information!
Congratulations to the six Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship winners, as well to the other scholarship winners for this season! For more details, see 2016 Scholarship Winners. The 2017 Beta Phi Mu scholarship season will open again on Nov. 15, 2016.
Beta Phi Mu held its annual business meeting and member reception in conjunction with ALA in Orlando. Congratulations to Laura Sanders and Robin Canuel, who are newly elected Directors, and to Bill Davis, who was elected to a second term as Director!
Thanks to all for your service to Beta Phi Mu!
Congratulations to Vicki Gregory, our new Vice President/President Elect, and to Em Claire Knowles, who was elected Director-at-Large in our recent election.
All by-laws changes on the ballot also passed.
The Spring/Summer 2016 edition of Beta Phi Mu's newsletter, The Pipeline is now available! Read the latest honor society news and updates from our chapters! Visit the newsletter archive here.
Thanks to all who VOTED in the Beta Phi Mu 2016 Election!
Results will be announced at the BPM Business Meeting in Orlando.
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