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RPC Grants Awarded During the Academic Year 2001-2002

Recipient Project Title / Description Request Amount 
of Award
Date of
Stephen Smith The Effectiveness of  CD-ROM-based Distance Learning for Cataloging Staff Statistical analysis by the GSLIS Learning Resources Center $1078 9/20/01
John Hoffman Douglas Volk's Lincoln Portraits Travel;
Photographic reproductions
$1984 9/20/01
Nelly Gonzalez Bibliographic Guide to Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 1989-1992. Editor $2000 9/26/01
Stephen Smith Effectiveness of a distance education training tool (web format) for Cataloguing staff. Statistical analysis by the GSLIS Learning Resources Center $465 10/18/01
Rebecca Smith Developing Effective Library Marketing Skills through Relationship Management Graduate Assistant;
License to use web-based survey tool, Zoomerang
$2580.20 10/18/01
Jenny Marie Johnson Geographic Information:  How to Find It, How to Use It. A book to be published by Oryx Press Graduate Assistant to verify, standardize, and expand bibliographic information.  $2094.40  1/15/02 

Jing Liao

Western Influences in the Establishment of the Chinese Academic Library Xerox archival materials at the Chinese National Library $300 2/21/02

Karen Schmidt

Library Gadgets and Paraphernalia Digitize slides $600 2/21/02

Cherie L. Weible and Stephanie Atkins

Bookstacks Collection Maintenance Initiative Graduate student to input data $271.20 2/21/02

Karen Hogenboom

Federal Information Policy Research travel support to visit National Archives and the Library of Congress $625 2/21/02

Stephanie Atkins and Thomas Teper

Bookstacks Collection Survey Graduate and undergraduate students to survey the stacks $2898.57 3/20/02
Marek Sroka Publications of Ethnic Minorities in Poland after 1989 Travel $850 3/20/02
Lori A. DuBois Wanted to Hire Instruction Librarians:  The Development of the Instruction Specialty in Librarianship, 1970-2000. Graduate student to input data $2,092.80 4/17/02
Lori A. DuBois Assessment and Online Tutorials Graduate student to search for email addresses and input data; purchase contact lists from ALA. $1,042.62 4/17/02
Paula D. Watson Ongoing research on the contribution of women to the development of the American public library Graduate student to gather research materials prior to sabbatical $1,962 4/17/02
Mary S. Laskowski Media Center faculty/instructor survey:  changing attitudes towards the use of media in the classroom Graduate student to input survey data $2,092.80 4/17/02
Allison M. Sutton Virginia Lacy Jones:  Early African-American Library Educator and Advocate for Libraries Travel & Photocopy $1084.23 5/16/02
Barbara M. Jones Impact of U.S. Government Censorship During Global Conflict:  Oral Histories of Librarians and Library Users after 9-11. Grad student assistance & Travel $2225 5/16/02
William J. Maher Bibliographic Search of Early Federal Copyright Records Grad student assistance $803 8/15/02

Total funds awarded to RPC applicants 2001-2002:  $27,048.82. 

In addition, many 300-500 copy photocopy cards were distributed.

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