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The grant funding situation at UNC

An announcement went out today that the Office of Sponsored Research recently released its 2006 Annual Report. Curious, I took a look. Some interesting data from the main report: Total funding for FY 2006: $593,390,527, a 2.38% increase over FY05. … Continue reading

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Management of Institutional Digital Assets

An interesting new project: Duke and Dartmouth Will Partner in Planning for the Management of Institutional Digital Assets The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded Duke University $41,300 for a collaborative planning project with Dartmouth College to design institutional strategies … Continue reading

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LRRT Ingenta Award: Thwarted

I’m on the ALA Library Research Round Table. The LRRT offers the Ingenta Research Award every year, & the deadline for submitting proposals has just passed, on March 31. Yesterday I got an email from the LRRT Chair that included … Continue reading

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DL curriculum grant gets press

Who’d have thunk it, that curriculum development was so interesting to the media? Wanda, our Director of Communications, wrote the UNC News release about our Digital Library Curriculum Development project, and the UNC News Service distributed it to the media. … Continue reading

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Yet another award

Three weeks ago I wrote that my awards seem to be experiencing arithmetic growth. Well, I’m happy to report that this is still more or less true. In fact, I’m slightly ahead of my projected growth rate: earlier this week … Continue reading

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Another Award

This has been a damn good week for me: first the Junior Faculty Development Award, and now this afternoon I received an email that I’ve received the OCLC/ALISE Library and Information Science Research Grant. So the Junior Faculty Award is … Continue reading

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Junior Faculty Development Award

Happy news: yesterday I got a letter from the Provost’s office that I’ve received the Junior Faculty Development Award! So now I’ve got $7500 coming to me, which must be spent in the 2006 calendar year. I’m a’gonna buy me … Continue reading

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