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Deadline Alert: Bryant Fellowship Applications

The Harvard University Library (HUL) Professional Development Committee is seeking applications for the Douglas W. Bryant Fellowships. The application deadline is Friday, February 16, 2001.

The Bryant fellowships support research by HUL staff members in bibliography, historical aspects of librarianship, production of reference and bibliographic tolls, as well as other scholarly investigations, which may be outside the field of librarianship. Bryant Fellowships have been awarded annually since 1974 through the generosity of Charles and Mary Tanenbaum.

Application forms and guidelines are available on the HUL Professional Development Committee site at, or by contacting Mathilda van Es, HUL Administration, at 495-3650 or Applicants are required to submit current résumés and two letters of recommendation along with their applications.

According to Kevin Lau, systems administrator at the Countway Library of Medicine and chair of the Bryant Fellowships jury, applications are considered on the basis of:

  • scholarly merit and/or creativity;
  • documented ability to complete the project as submitted; and
  • appropriateness of budget and timetable.

An open forum on the fellowships is set for Wednesday, January 24, in the Common Room of the Harvard-Yenching Library, 2 Divinity Avenue.

Questions on the Bryant Fellowships may be addressed to Lau at 432-0529 or

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