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i.A. Erika Bagai, Sekretariat

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Datum:          Tue, 17 Jan 2006 14:29:19 -0000
Antwort an:             David Prosser <david.prosser@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Von:                    David Prosser <david.prosser@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Betreff:                SPARC Europe Announces Award for Outstanding 
Achievements in Scholarly Communications
An:                     SPARC-EUROPE@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Hi All

Below is the press release for the new SPARC Europe Award for Outstanding
Achievements in Scholarly Communication which I have sent to a number of the 
lists as
well as to Peter Suber for him to blog. It is also available on the website at:


Please feel free to pass on details to anybody who you think might be 

Best wishes


David C Prosser PhD
SPARC Europe

E-mail: david.prosser@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Tel:+44 (0) 1865 277 614
Mobile: +44 (0) 7974 673 888

Press Release

SPARC Europe Announces Award for Outstanding Achievements in Scholarly

17 January, 2006
Oxford, UK ? SPARC Europe (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources
Coalition), a leading organization of European research libraries, today 
announced the
inauguration of the SPARC Europe Award for Outstanding Achievements in Scholarly
Communications. The new annual Award will be presented to an individual or group
within Europe that has made significant advances in our understanding of the 
surrounding scholarly communications and/or in developing practical means to 
the problems with the current systems.
The judging panel, formed from members of the SPARC Europe Board of Directors,
has issued a call for nominations for the Award. Nominations are open to all 
who have
made major contributions in the field of scholarly communications, and the 
panel particularly wishes to receive nominations of individuals of groups 
working in any
of the following areas:

    Research that helps illuminate the scholarly communications landscape
    Advocacy for new models of scholarly communications
    Development of new tools to aid scholarly communication (e.g. repository
    Interesting new projects or products
    Implementation of policies that promote new scholarly communication models.

Nominations (together with a short outline of the nominee?s work) should be 
sent to
David Prosser, Director of SPARC Europe no later than 10th February 2006. The 
will be present at the Third Nordic Conference on Scholarly Communication, to 
be held
at Lund, Sweden 24 - 25 April 2006.
SPARC Europe is an alliance of 110 research-led university libraries from 14 
countries. It is affiliated with SPARC based in Washington, D.C., which 
represents over
200 institutions, mainly in North America. SPARC Europe and SPARC work to 
and promote new models of scholarly communication that increase the access to 
utility of the research literature.

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