Nominations are invited from all sectors for the prestigious Information Literacy Awards 2016, which will be presented at the Librarians’ Information Literacy Annual Conference (LILAC) in Dublin on March 22nd. Established in 2008, these prestigious awards honour those special people who are making a significant contribution to information literacy within any sector. Information Literacy AwardThis award, sponsored by the CILIP Information Literacy Group and […]



Dr Jane Secker, Chair of the CILIP Information Literacy Group and Copyright and Digital Literacy Advisor at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals, for her exceptional contribution to advancing the field of information literacy over the past ten years. Jane is one of the […]



On Monday, June 22nd, 2015, the CILIP Information Literacy Group (ILG) sent a team of judges to the Royal Society to take part in the TeenTech Awards. The Group Chair, Jane Secker, was joined by Rebecca Jones, Geoff Walton and Darren Flynn, who were part of a wider group of ILG committee members asked to judge a new award for Research and […]



The CILIP Information Literacy Group, in partnership with the TeenTech initiative, is delighted to announce a new award for 11-16 year olds that will recognise excellence in research and information literacy. The Research and Information Literacy Award will celebrate how well young people can dispel the ‘Google Generation’ myth and show that they can be truly information literate researchers as they […]



There’s still time to make a nomination for this year’s Credo Reference Digital Award for Information Literacy, but the deadline is fast approaching! The award, established in 2008 and 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 […]



Applications 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 […]



The Librarians’ Information Literacy Annual Conference (LILAC) takes place at Sheffield Hallam University on 23rd-25th April 2014. A number of awards are now open for applications, including a sponsored student place at the conference.  Click on the links below for full details on how to apply or to nominate a colleague. Information Literacy Award – recognises an outstanding individual contribution to […]



The CILIP Information Literacy Group is proud to offer an award for achievement in the field of information literacy.  The award is open to individuals working in the information literacy arena, and in any sector, within the United Kingdom. The 2013 winner is Kim McGowan Kim was recognised for an impressive body of work which has raised the profile of IL […]



The CILIP Information Literacy Group is pleased to announce for the second year running an award for innovation in digital resources for information literacy, generously sponsored by Credo Reference.  This award recognises an individual or group who develop the best new digital resource for promoting information literacy.  The winner receives £500 for personal use and £500 for their nominated charity. […]



The purpose of the Student Sponsored Award is to enable two students to attend LILAC.  The award consists of full conference registration, travel and accommodation expenses. The 2013 winners were: Darren Flynn – Darren is a Senior Library Assistant at Manchester Metropolitan University and  is currently enrolled on a full-time 1-year Library and Information Management course at MMU. Roisin Cassidy – […]