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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 […]

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 […]

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.  […]

The 2017 information literacy awards are now open for nominations. The Student Award entitles 2 students to full places at the LILAC conference. Anna Theis (Teaching and Learning Assistant, University of Manchester) was one of last year’s winners. She describes the personal and professional benefits of attending this prestigious event. I was so delighted to find out that I was […]