Elsevier Announces 2013 Library Connect Charleston Conference Award

     Elsevier Announces 2013 Library Connect Charleston Conference Award

  PR Newswire

  NEW YORK, July 15, 2013

NEW YORK, July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Submissions for first time presenters participating at the Charleston
Conference open until August 23

Elsevier , a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical
information products and services, announced it will sponsor the 2 ^nd annual
Elsevier Library Connect Charleston Conference Award for first time presenters
participating in the 33rd Annual Charleston Conference: Issues in Book and
Serial Acquisition , November 6-9, 2013.

The 2013 Elsevier Library Connect Charleston Conference Award will provide up
to US$1,500 to a qualifying librarian who has for the first time been accepted
to present at the Charleston Conference in 2013. The awarded amount may be
used for registration costs, economy class airfare and hotel expenses to
attend the 33rd Annual Charleston Conference.

"The annual Charleston Conference is a welcoming forum that encourages
collaboration and information sharing among the research library community,"
said Carol Diedrichs, one of the award judges and Director of University
Libraries at The Ohio State University. "Elsevier's sponsorship of Library
Connect Charleston Conference Award helps enable a librarian to join fellow
colleagues at Charleston for the first time to share knowledge and celebrate
new achievements."

The 2012 Library Connect Charleston Conference Award winner, Ms. Maliaca Oxnam
, a member of the University of Arizona Scholarly Publishing and Data
Management Team, was selected by the committee in a blind judging for her
session entitled "Moving Technical Reports Forward: New Roles for Libraries &
Librarians"; she was one of four co-presenters.

One recipient will be selected in 2013 by a panel of judges evaluating
criteria, such as topic relevance to research libraries, innovativeness of the
content, and demonstration of the value of libraries/librarians to the
research process.

Each year more than 1,000 librarians, publishers, electronic resource
managers, consultants, and library material vendors gather at the annual
Charleston Conference. Following the conference, the winner will have an
opportunity to share their conference experience in theElsevier Library
Connect Newsletter , a complimentary publication which reaches more than
16,000 subscribers worldwide.

The goal of sponsoring this award is to foster opportunities for enhanced
communication among librarians and their user communities within STEM
disciplines. Applications must be submitted by August 23, 2013. The recipient
will be notified by September 16, 2013.

For information about the award and how to apply, visit:

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About Library Connect

Library Connect is a global program from Elsevier for academic, health
sciences, corporate and government librarians. The program includes a free
newsletter and other print and online resources, seminars and symposia, and
interactive news channels, including Facebook, Twitter and blog. More than
16,000 librarians worldwide subscribe to the Library Connect Newsletter ,
which is available in print and/or electronic formats. Published three times a
year, it covers information industry best practices, issues, trends and
events, as well as Elsevier product and service news.

About Elsevier

Elsevier is a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical
information products and services. The company works in partnership with the
global science and health communities to publish more than 2,000 journals,
including The Lancet and Cell , and close to 20,000 book titles, including
major reference works from Mosby and Saunders. Elsevier's online solutions
include ScienceDirect , Scopus , Reaxys , ClinicalKey and Mosby's Suite ,
which enhance the productivity of science and health professionals, and the
SciVal suite and MEDai's Pinpoint Review , which help research and health care
institutions deliver better outcomes more cost-effectively.

A global business headquartered in Amsterdam, Elsevier employs 7,000 people
worldwide. The company is part of Reed Elsevier Group plc , a world leading
provider of professional information solutions. The group employs more than
30,000 people, including more than 15,000 in North America. Reed Elsevier
Group plc is owned equally by two parent companies, Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed
Elsevier NV. Their shares are traded on the London, Amsterdam and New York
Stock Exchanges using the following ticker symbols: London: REL; Amsterdam:
REN; New York: RUK and ENL.

Media contact Catherine Gold Elsevier +1-212-462-1965 c.gold@elsevier.com
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