Congratulations to the 2011 PAM Travel Stipend Winners!
We would like to thank all of the new librarians who applied for this stipend. We appreciate the time and effort you put into your application letters and we look forward to welcoming you into the PAM Division. Below are listed the stipend winners.
Margaret Lam is the physical sciences liaison librarian at Fenwick Library, George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. She received an MLS degree from Queens College, CUNY in Flushing, NY and graduated with a MA degree in Chemistry from the same college.
Kathleen Lehman is the head of the Physics Library at University of Arkansas. Her MLIS from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee followed an MAT in multidisciplinary education from Webster University in St. Louis and a BA in physics and astronomy from the University of Iowa.
Andrea Miller-Nesbitt graduated from McGill University’s MLIS program. She began working at McGill’s Schulich Library of Science and Engineering shortly thereafter as a liaison librarian for the School of Computer Science and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
Catherine Vu is the science librarian at California State University, Fullerton and is responsible for providing reference and bibliographic instruction. She received an MLIS degree from San Jose State University and graduated summa cum laude with a BS degree in Chemistry from University of San Francisco.
If you have the opportunity, please introduce yourself to Margaret, Kathleen, Andrea, and Catherine at the June conference. Help them feel at home in our division, which as we all know is a very special part of SLA.
The PAM Division is deeply grateful to IOP Publishing for their continued involvement with and support of librarians at the SLA conference, and most especially for their generous commitment to the professional development of young science librarians. Three cheers for IOP Publishing!
Selection Committee Members:
Ruth Kneale, PAM Chair
Nedelina Tchangalova, PAM Professional Development Chair