The Concordia Library Researcher-in-Residence program was created to promote research in the library and the use of research by practitioners. The program offers the opportunity for scholars, information professionals, or doctoral students to focus on an area of inquiry in a supportive and enriching environment, and to interact with Concordia Library staff and its resources.
Faculty member on sabbatical leave – research funds of up to $20,000
Deadline: August 4, 2017 5:00 PM EDT (notification – September 2017).
Description: The residency period is from January 1 to December 1, 2018. Proposals which include alternative start dates and those of different duration will also be considered. For the 2018 Researcher-in-Residence program, Concordia Library invites proposals relating to any of the Library’s strategic plan goals as well as the following themes:
- The role of the library in a next-generation university
- The role of the library in the digital humanities
- Collection development in an increasingly connected world
- Use of space for learning and research
- Digital libraries
- Communication and outreach to users
- Efficacy of library instruction
- Professional development and capacity building of library staff
Eligibility: Researchers and practitioners from library and information studies including current PhD students, postdoctoral fellows, or independent scholars, faculty members on sabbatical leave, as well as other disciplines (e.g., anthropology, computer science, education, informatics, media studies, sociology)