Library Research Grants
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- Project Proposal (not to exceed three pages, typed and double-spaced): This statement should include a description of your proposed research project during your visit here; an explanation of your project's current state of development (that is, a new project, a work in progress, a project nearing completion); and a description of what you expect to accomplish at the Research Library. Do notinclude your bibliography here - see item 3 below.
- Curriculum Vitae
- Selected Bibliography of Getty Research Institute collections: Cite collections or other resources housed in the Research Library that are important to your proposed research project and that you wish to consult during your visit. Please review the Research Library's Search Tools and Databases to search for material of interest; please list citations in a recognized style manual format, such as the Chicago Manual of Style or equivalent.
Special information regarding the use of audio/visual materials: If you wish to consult audio/visual materials, some or all of the items may require reformatting before they can be made available to you. Reformatting may take up to three months and is subject to approval based on the condition of the original materials.
If your grant request is approved, we will submit a request for reformatting on your behalf, where necessary. However, please be aware that the subject content of the originals or the copies has not been analyzed or verified. Therefore, we cannot guarantee that the originals, or their copies, will contain the "performances" you need.
Please provide an itemized list of all audio/visual materials you wish to consult. Since we may not be able to reformat all of the items requested, we ask that you please prioritize your list so that we can be sure that the items of greatest research value to you are completed prior to your arrival.
- Proposed Estimated Travel Costs: The Library Research Grants Committee requests a breakdown of your estimated expenses in order to assist it in making equitable decisions for partial support to those scholars who have been awarded grants.
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Please Note: Once you have created and saved an application form, be sure to continue to work on the same form by selecting the "Applications: In Progress" link. Do not create a duplicate application or your letters of reference may not be associated with your final submission.
Please address inquiries to the following:
Attn: Library Research Grants
Phone: (310) 440-7374