Wednesday, March 23, 2005

Digital Librarian Grant

Wayne State University: Digital Librarian Grant

Wayne State University (Library and Information Science Program and Libraries) was one of 26 institutions selected out of 65 applicants to receive a 2004 "Recruiting and Educating Librarians for the 21st Century" grant. WSU will receive $743,286 over a three-year period to recruit and train librarians in the field of "digital librarianship." Candidates will be chosen from traditionally underrepresented groups (African-Americans, Asian-Americans, Hispanic-Americans, Arab-Americans, etc).