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2014-06-09 12:26:58

U-Maryland Student is selected from record number of applicants ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest, an information company central to global research, has awarded the 2014 Roger K. Summit Scholarship to Erin Zerhusen, an MLIS student at the University of Maryland. The scholarship -- named in honor of Dialog founder Roger K. Summit, a pioneer in developing online information retrieval services - received a record number of applicants in 2014. It will be presented...

2014-03-04 12:23:05

Roger K. Summit Scholarship applications are due by April 30 ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest is seeking applicants for its 2014 Roger K. Summit Scholarship. Open to applicants from around the world, the US$5,000 award has been given annually for more than twenty years, supporting promising graduate students in library and information sciences. The winner will be announced at the Special Libraries Association's 2014 Annual Conference to be held June 8 - 10 in...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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