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The CILIP Information Literacy Group announces the Rowena Macrae-Gibson Student Award. The world of libraries lost a dedicated, hard-working and passionate librarian in October 2017, who served on the CILIP Information Literacy Group Committee for several years, most recently as our Deputy Chair. In recognition of Rowena’s commitment to the library profession and her championing of new professionals, the CILIP […]

TeenTech Awards 2018


A video has now been released of the recent TeenTech Awards 2018 final, which gives a great overview of the day and how the TeenTech initiative supports and inspires young people. TeenTech is an award-winning, industry-led initiative, co-founded by Maggie Philbin OBE (BBC Tomorrow’s World) and Chris Dodson OBE. TeenTech runs initiatives across the UK for young people aged 8-18, focusing on […]

TeenTech Awards 2018


Representatives of the CILIP Information Literacy Group (ILG) attended the TeenTech Awards ceremony on 25th June 2018 at the Royal Society in London. TeenTech is an award-winning, industry-led initiative, co-founded by Maggie Philbin OBE (BBC Tomorrow’s World) and Chris Dodson OBE. TeenTech runs initiatives across the UK for young people aged 8-18, focusing on science, technology, research and innovation. ILG […]



This year’s information literacy award winners were announced at this year’s LILAC gala dinner celebration in April. The big winners this year came from Bolton and Lancashire! Information Literacy Award winner: Emily Hurt, Clinical Librarian  (Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) Emily won the award for her work on a high impact ILG-funded project to increase research capacity and capability […]

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The deadline is approaching for nominations for the Information Literacy Award 2018 and the Digital Award for IL 2018. This is an exciting opportunity to shout about some of the fantastic information literacy work that either yourself or colleague(s) have been doing. The Information Literacy Award is open to individual practitioners, researchers and academics alike, and awards outstanding practice in […]



The shortlisted nominees for this year’s Information Literacy Award and the Credo Digital Information Literary Award have been announced. The Information Literacy Award recognises achievement in the field of information literacy and is open to practitioners, researchers and academics working in the IL field within the United Kingdom. The Credo Digital Award for Information Literacy recognises an individual or group who […]



The deadline for receipt of entries for this year’s Information Literacy awards, the UK’s most prestigious awards in the field, has been extended to 5pm GMT on Thursday March 9th. The Information Literacy Award (sponsored by CILIP Information Literacy Group and the National Library of Wales) recognises an outstanding individual contribution to information literacy made by a practitioner or researcher.  […]



Nominations are now invited for the Travelling Librarian Award, which offers members of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) the opportunity to undertake a study tour overseas. This exciting annual initiative,  jointly sponsored by the English Speaking Union (ESU) and CILIP, offers the opportunity for an adventurous UK  library and information professional, who is a CILIP personal […]



Nominations are now open for the Information Literacy Award 2017 (sponosored by CILIP ILG and the National Library of Wales).  Independent Library Consultant Gayner Eyre has been one of the many distinguished experts invited to judge this prestigious award during the past few years. We asked Gayner to offer some practical advice and tips to potential nominees. This is what […]



The CILIP Information Literacy Group is pleased to offer the second webinar in this year’s series to support our annual conference, LILAC. Ever considered nominating colleagues or yourself for one of the three prestigious information literacy (IL) awards presented annually at the LILAC conference? If so, this informal webinar is for you! This year’s awards are open for business and […]