Applications are now closed. Our two winners are:

  • Pavlinka Kovatcheva, Faculty Librarian Sciences, University of Johannesburg
  • Kubra Zayim Gedik, lecturer/medical librarian specialist, Bezmialem Vakif University

Congratulations to our winners and thank you to everyone who's applied to our awards.

JoVE is pleased to be sponsoring two librarians from Europe, the Middle East, or Africa to attend the 2019 EAHIL Workshop in Basel, Switzerland, 17-20 June 2019. The award includes travel, accommodation and workshop registration.

The motto of the Workshop is “Learn, Share, Act, Bridge Borders”, and to match this, we ask interested librarians to submit a short essay around the theme of “knowledge transfer in the scientific community”. Further submission guidelines can be found below.

JoVE is a participant in the EAHIL Workshop and wants to encourage more librarians to attend it and add their voices to the key conversations in health librarianship.


Submission deadline: 12 April 2019



Submission Guidelines
Knowledge transfer is an important aspect of the scientific community, and academic librarians play a key role in facilitating and increasing its efficiency. This award will recognise librarians who have established an effective and sustainable practice of increasing efficiency of knowledge transfer for their patrons

Interested librarians should submit:

  • A short essay (750 words max) describing the knowledge transfer practices they have established, highlighting the different steps they took to make it successful.
  • Supplementary material that can support these practices.

Preference will be given to innovative and/or multimedia approaches in establishing an effective and sustainable practice of increasing efficiency of knowledge transfer.

To apply, please fill out this form and submit all documents by 12 April 2019. Application materials should be submitted in PDF format and follow this naming convention: Last Name, First Name, Document Name.


Terms and Eligibility

  • Applicants must be currently employed as a librarian at an Academic or Government Library
  • Submissions will be acknowledged and will be reviewed by a panel of librarians
  • Submissions may be published on our website and/or be incorporated in the development of content materials for dissemination to a wide librarian audience
  • Applications must be received by 12 April 2019, and winners will be announced by 20 May 2019
  • Awardees must attend the 2019 EAHIL Workshop and participate in JoVE events during the conference, including presentations, receptions, and other engagements
  • Awardees will become reviewers for next year’s EMEA Librarian Travel Award
  • Awardees are responsible for obtaining the proper visa, or authorisation to attend the EAHIL Workshop if required
  • JoVE provides no guarantee that a visa will be issued. If an awardee is unable to obtain a visa or authorisation to travel, the travel grant may be awarded to another recipient


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