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Fwd: NLP Fellows Program

Liebe KollegInnen,
die folgende mitteilung von EBLIDA gebe ich gerne an sie weiter:

>      ###  NLP Fellows Program  ###
>      The Open Society Institute Network Library Program welcomes proposals 
>      from libraries, information centers, and schools of library and 
>      information science to host librarians and information professionals 
>      from the following countries: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, 
>      Bosnia-Hercegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia,       
>      Georgia, Hungary, Kazakstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, 
>      Moldova, Mongolia, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, 
>      Tajikistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Yugoslavia. The Fellowship should 
>      last from three to six months.  Hosts may be in English-speaking, 
>      French-speaking, German-speaking, Italian-speaking, or 
>      Russian-speaking countries.  
>      The aim of the program is to familiarize Fellows with the practice of 
>      librarianship in other countries, and to give them some work 
>      experience in libraries or information centers, or to help      
>      teachers in the LIS field to broaden their knowledge and 
>      upgrade their skills. Proposals that focus on helping Fellows to 
>      develop skills and strategies for sharing their new knowledge with 
>      colleagues upon their return home will receive top priority.           
>      Please address the following points in your application:             
>      Why are you interested in hosting Fellows?        
>      What do you hope to accomplish?        
>      What does your institution have to offer NLP Fellows?       
>      What is your institution's experience in LIS education and/or 
>      continuing professional development for librarians? If you have had 
>      any experience with international activities in this area, please 
>      describe it.
>      What program will you offer Fellows? (Describe how you plan to
>      orient them to your lnstitution and community; what kinds of work     
>      experience you can provide)
>      How many Fellows are you prepared to host?        
>      How will you recruit and select Fellows?  (Note that recruitment       
>      must be done in conjunction with the Soros Foundations Network.)
>      What in-kind contributions is your institution prepared to contribute? 
>      What are the benefits to Fellows?        
>      What are the benefits to your institution?      
>      What are the living conditions for Fellows you host? (Describe 
>      housing, community)
>      What is your plan for evaluating the success of your Fellows       
>      Program?
>      The application must be submitted in English, and the budget must be  
>      in U.S. dollars. Budget should include accommodation, stipend for 
>      the Fellow, health insurance, local transportation, airport 
>      transportation, attendance at additional training workshops,       
>      conferences that could be part of the Fellowship, package of training 
>      material. 
>      Please note that the NLP does not pay overhead costs. Please note that 
>      this program is for working professionals, not for students.  
>      If you are interested in an exchange or twinning program, please apply 
>      under the NLP Matching Funds Grants Training Program.
>      Applications must be received by the NLP office in Budapest by 1 
>      August 1998.  Decisions will be made in the middle of September.  
>      Mailing address:    
Open Society Institute, Network Library Program
Oktober 6 utca 12
1051 Budapest,  Hungary
tel. (361) 327 3100,  fax. (361) 327 3101,  e-mail : kupryter _at__ osi.hu

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