Applications for LILAC’s Information Literacy Award and Student Award are now open.
Information Literacy Award
The CILIP Information Literacy Group and the Information School at the University of Sheffield are proud to offer an award for achievement in the field of information literacy (IL). The award is open to all practitioners, researchers and academics working in the IL field within the UK. Nominations must demonstrate impact, innovation, initiative, and originality in one or more of the following areas:
- Raising the profile of IL within an organisation / community or sector
- Initiating or contributing to national, regional, or local projects / initiatives which enhance IL skills for an identified client group(s)
- Developing a digital resource (e.g., online course, service, product, or app) which develops and enhances IL skills
- Undertaking original research in the field of IL and making a significant contribution to the literature.
Nominations may be from any sector and we welcome nominations for individuals as well as for groups/teams. You can find more details on the LILAC website.
Rowena Macrae-Gibson Student Award
The Rowena Macrae-Gibson Student Award provides a sponsored place at LILAC for two students registered on a UK study programme. The award includes a full conference place, including social events, and UK travel and accommodation expenses up to the value of £225. It is not essential that applicants are current members of CILIP or its Information Literacy Group. You can find more details on the LILAC website.
The closing date for both awards is Friday 17th February 2023 (17:00 GMT).