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 […]

Nominations are invited from all sectors for the prestigious Information Literacy Awards 2017, which will be presented at the Librarians’ Information Literacy Annual Conference (LILAC) in Swansea on April 11th, 2017. 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 […]

Rebecca Jones, the CILIP Information Literacy Group’s School Representative, reports on her attendance at the TeenTech 2016 Award ceremony that took place at Buckingham Palace in October. The CILIP Information Literacy Group, in partnership with the TeenTech initiative, presented a Research and Information Literacy Award for 11-16 year olds to celebrate how well young people can dispel the ‘Google Generation’ […]

Another call for entries for the George Pitcher Award 2017, sponsored by Ingenta and the Copyright Licensing Agency. Full details are in the original post on this website, re-posted below. If any Higher Education staff have done anything which meets the criteria below, Ingenta and the CLA would really love to hear from you! Ingenta have launched a new award, […]


Do you help to deliver a library or information service and have recently carried out research? Perhaps it was in the field of information literacy? If so, you might be interested in applying for a new Library and Information Science Practitioner Researcher Excellence Award that has recently been launched by CILIP’s Library and Information Research Group. The LIS Practitioner Researcher Excellence Award is […]