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RPC Grants Awarded During the Academic Year 2003-2004

Recipient Project Title / Description Request Amount 
of Award
Date of
Kathleen Kern & Esther Gillie Real policies for virtual reference: an examination of existing policies across multiple library types. Graduate student assistance for data gathering $1,410.00 8/27/03
Rajwant Chilana International bibliography on Sikh Studies. Undergraduate student assistance; international travel; photocopying/typing $3,392.50 9/30/03
Qiang Jin Comparing and evaluating corporate names in the Library of Congress Name Authority File as viewed on Voyager and on official corporate body home web pages. Graduate student assistance $1,761.50 10/13/2003
Nancy O’Brien & JoAnn Jacoby Impact of reference services provided to undergraduate students in the Education and Social Science Library. Undergraduate student assistance; equipment purchase; photocopy cards; photocopying $3,632.00 1/6/2004
Priscilla Yu The meeting and clashes of East and Southeast Asian and Western library institutions and values. Travel; photocopying; translation services $4,400.00 2/9/04 with an extension 9/23/04
KC Elhard The “Librarian and the Jurist,” and “Harsdörffer’s Librarian.”
Translation services $2,704.92 2/23/04
Joyce Wright Librarians of Color Administrators in ARL Libraries. Travel; postage; graduate assistance for statistical analysis $1,684.26 2/25/04
Yoo-Seong Song International Students: Comparing their library experiences in home countries and in the United States. Travel; postage; graduate assistance $2,019.00
Al Kagan Reference Guide to Africa, 2nd edition. Academic hourly, editorial assistance $2,922.00 3/24/04
Janice Pilch Research for articles on copyright and digital libraries in the Slavic and East European field, and on the history of copyright relations between the U.S. and nations of Eastern Europe and Eurasia. Travel $585.00 4/15/04
Jennifer Hain Teper & Stephanie Atkins, Web Survey of Practices During a Temporary Move. Graduate assistant to create web survey instrument $1,355.00 4/28/04
Diane Schmidt Guide to Reference and Information Sources in the Botanical Sciences, 3rd ed. Graduate assistant for editorial work. $2,300.00 6/28/2004

Total funds awarded to RPC grant recipients during 2003-2004:  $24,566.18.
Plus, two new RPC computers were purchased; and $217.80 worth of photocopy cards. The RPC also supported photocopy privileges in the LIS library.

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