Information Literacy Awards 2015 – now open for applications!



LILAC logoApplications are now welcome for the Information Literacy Awards 2015. The winners will be announced at the LILAC 2015 conference dinner in Newcastle on Thursday, April 9th, 2015.

Established in 2008, these prestigious awards honour those special people who are making a significant contribution to Information Literacy within any sector.

Information Literacy Award
This award, sponsored by the CILIP Information Literacy Group and Talis, recognises an outstanding individual contribution to information literacy by a practitioner or researcher. The winner will receive £500 for personal use and £500 for their nominated charity.

The award is open to practitioners, researchers and academics working in the information literacy field within the UK. Nominations from all sectors are welcome. The closing date for applications is Friday, February 27th, 2015.

Credo Reference Digital Award for Information Literacy
This award, sponsored by Credo Reference, rewards an innovative/high impact digital Information Literacy resource developed by a UK-based individual or group.  The winner will receive £500 for personal use and £500 for their nominated charity. The closing date for applications is Friday, February 27th, 2015.

Help us by nominating the colleagues who you feel deserve recognition (self nomination is possible too!).

We also reward the innovators of tomorrow:

Student Award: Sponsored Place at LILAC
The Student Award, sponsored by the CILIP Information Literacy Group, includes free registration for LILAC 2015, travel and accommodation expenses for two students registered on a UK study programme. The closing date for applications is Friday, February 13th, 2015.

More details on the awards, including the application criteria and processes for each, are available from the LILAC awards webpage.

Any enquiries and applications should be directed to: Nigel Morgan (LILAC Awards Officer): LilacAwards@cardiff.ac.uk

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