As part of the ACRL Kick Start The Future Campaign, the Distance Learning Section is raising funds for a named scholarship in memory of Sandy Slade to provide support for DLS members to attend the ACRL 2015 Conference. The Distance Learning Section is honored to establish the Sandy Slade Distance Librarian Scholarship, but we need your help.
In order for the DLS to sponsor a scholarship, we humbly ask every DLS member to join the DLS Executive Committee in contributing to the campaign in honor of Sandy Slade.
To donate $5 or more, please see the Campaign’s How to Contribute page for directions on sending a check or pledging funds.
To donate $10 or more, please follow these steps for online donations:
- Head to www.ala.org/giveala to access the ALA online donation form. If you are already logged into the ALA web site, you will be taken directly to the online donation form when you click on the link provided above.
- Once you log into the ALA web site, you will see the online donation form. Select ALA Divisions and Offices from the left-hand navigation.
- Once you select ALA Divisions and Offices, you will see the detailed online donation form. Enter your donation amount to ACRL Friends Fund-Professional Development. Only donations to the ACRL Professional Development Fund count toward 75th Anniversary campaign, so be sure to enter your donation amount in the box provided for the Professional Development Fund. Once you have entered the amount of your donation, you can click the Checkout box on the left-hand side of the screen.
- On the checkout page, click on Add Tribute to specify a group donation (for a section, committee, chapter, interest group, etc.).
- On the next screen, click the in honor of button and in the tribute name box, enter: The Sandy Slade Distance Librarian (DLS) Scholarship. Be sure to save this information, which will lead you back to the checkout page.
- When ready, add the donation to your basket and proceed with checkout.
Also, if you would like to know more about Sandy Slade and his contributions to the field of distance learning, please visit Steve Schafer’s announcement of Sandy Slade’s passing in 2012.