Emerald Group Publishing Limited has announced the 2010 Emerald Chinese Research Fund Award in the field of library and information science (LIS) research. The funding grant of up to GBP2,000 (approximately USD3,000 equivalent), should address the dissemination of knowledge for the social good with a specific focus towards the benefit of mainland China. To be eligible for the award, the lead member of the research team must be based in mainland China.
Each application is judged by a panel of LIS experts. The research must be of significance, particularly highlighting how it will benefit the social good. It must be original and innovative and demonstrate an outstanding contribution to theory and its application. It must illustrate the appropriateness and application of the methodology and demonstrate sound implications for theory and practice.