Rachel Holder receives BRASS Student Travel Award

Rachel Holder, MLS candidate at Indiana University was selected as this year’s recipient of the BRASS Student Travel Award sponsored by SimplyAnalytics. The award includes a $1,250 monetary prize given to a student enrolled in an ALA accredited master’s degree program to fund travel to and attendance at the ALA Annual Conference and a one-year membership in the Business Reference and Services Section (BRASS) of RUSA.

Holder has successfully applied her coursework, her practical experience at Indiana University’s Business/SPEA Information Commons, her two internships, and her work as a graduate research assistant. Her major focus as the business library intern has been spearheading the implementation phase of a project to expand career research consultations to another library on campus. In addition, she serves as the elected representative of the Department of Information and Library Science to Graduate and Professional Student Government.

Her scholarly pursuits have been exceptional. A professor nominated her research paper for inclusion in DttP; the article was accepted and published in the winter 2017 issue (Holder, R. (2017).; Campus Crime Reporting Under the Clery Act, DttP, 45 (4), 7-12. ).

The selection committee includes: Patricia E. Kenly (Chair), Sara Foster Hess; Kelly LaVoice and Molly E.K. Ledermann.

 

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