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Credo Digital Award

Credo Digital Award for Information Literacy rewards an innovative/high impact digital resource developed by a UK-based individual or group.

Credo Digital Award for Information Literacy 2017 - Nominations now open

This award recognises an individual or group who develop the best new digital educational resource for promoting Information Literacy.

The winner will receive £500 for personal use and £500 for their nominated charity.


Nominations will be evaluated in relation to the following criteria:

  • Raising the profile of information literacy within an organisation or sector
  • Developing a digital resource (e.g. online course, service, product or app) which develops and enhances information literacy skills
  • Innovation, initiative, originality and sustainability
  • Impact on the target audience(s)
  • Openess – is openly licenced, considers accessibility issues, supports flexible use.

Format for nominations

Nominations should take the form of a short description of the relevant digital innovation/course/programme/service, or product (no more than 3 x A4 pages).

The following should also be provided:

  • Contact details of the nominator
  • Contact details of the nominee(s)
  • Supporting documentation, URLs etc.


  • Nominations may be from any sector
  • Nominations may be for individuals or groups
  • Nominations must comply with basic accessibility standards
  • The award is open to people working in the UK only
  • The nominated resource must have been launched at some point during the previous calendar year i.e. January-December 2016
  • The resource will be openly available for reuse under Creative Commons licence and will be available to download from online sources such as the Information Literacy website 
  • Factual webpages or documents e.g. an IL framework, will not be eligible
  • The award will be presented at the LILAC conference dinner at the Brangwyn Hall, Swansea on 11th April 2017 and must be accepted by the winning individual or a representative of the winning group. The award will be forfeit if not collected by the winning individual or, if a group, a representative of the group.

The nominees will be listed on the LILAC website.

Closing date: 17.00 (GMT) Friday 3rd March 2017.

Enquiries and nominations to: Nigel Morgan (LILAC Awards Officer) at LilacAwards@cardiff.ac.uk

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