2019 Emerald South Asia LIS Research Fund Award
Supporting Library and Information Science research in South Asia
Emerald is delighted to offer a research grant for a South-Asian project in the field of LIS research.
Call for South Asia library and information science research proposals
Emerald is delighted to offer a research grant for a South-Asian project in the field of library and information science research. Applications should address the dissemination of knowledge with a specific orientation toward benefit for South Asia.
There will be one award of £1,000 for the winning research project, to fund or part-fund these projects. In addition to the research fund, it is also expected that the findings of the research will be submitted for publication (subject to review) in one of Emerald’s many excellent library and information studies titles.
The main member of the research team must be of South Asian origin or be based in South Asia. For the purpose of this award, South Asian countries are defined as: India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bhutan and Maldives
Each application will be judged, by a panel of experts, on the criteria below. The research must:
- Be of significance, and in particular, illustrate how it will benefit South Asia.
- Demonstrate originality and innovation.
- Make an outstanding contribution to theory and its application.
- Illustrate the appropriateness and application of the methodology.
- Demonstrate sound implications for theory and practice.
Thank you for your interest; however, the 2019 Award submissions are now closed.
Judging is now in progress.
Announcement of Winners: 10 January 2020
Please check the main Emerald South Asia LIS Research Fund Award page for further information.
For further information, please contact:
Publishing Relationship Manager
Emerald Group Publishing (India) Private Limited
E-mail: [email protected]