Although the conference this year will not be going ahead, we thought it was still important to highlight our shortlisted nominees given the amazing work they have been doing, and we will be announcing the winners online soon.
The nominees for the Digital Award for Information Literacy 2020 are;
FOSIL Group (represented by Darryl Toerien)
Digital Capabilities for Students (Isabel Virgo, Harry Kalantzis, Debbie Lenihan, Melanie Bashor, Shani Davis, Mary Eld, Kevin Watson, Oxford Brookes University)
Step up to Masters (Jiani Liu, Dan Pullinger, Sunny Dhillon, Angela Newton, University of Leeds)
This award recognises an individual or group who develop the best new digital educational resource for promoting Information Literacy (IL). 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 IL within an organisation or sector
Developing a digital resource (e.g. online course, service, product or app) which develops and enhances IL skills
Innovation, initiative, originality and sustainability
Impact on the target audience(s)
Openness – is openly licenced, considers accessibility issues, supports flexible use.
Shortlisted nominees will be listed on the LILAC website in March 2020.
Individuals and teams may self-nominate or be nominated by colleagues. Nominations should take the form of:
A description and background account of the nominated digital resource. This should not exceed 1000 words.
A short video (5 minutes maximum) presenting the nominated digital resource. If this option is selected, the video should be uploaded to YouTube as unlisted content and the URL provided on the application form.
To make a nomination for the Digital Award for Information Literacy you will need to register as a member, or if you have already registered, just login to your account using the link at the top of the page. Once logged in to your account, scroll down to the awards section and select 'apply now'.
The closing date is Friday 14th February, 2020 (17:00 GMT).
LILAC is great opportunity for our fellow professionals to present their ideas, share best practice and show case new thinking in our sector. If you have an idea then we'd love to hear about it. We have many options for the types of sessions you might run from a symposium to a workshop. Visit our Call for presentations page to find out how to apply.
Places at this year's conference are likely to be in demand more than ever before. Each year our conference grows increasingly popular and this year promises to be no different. Don't miss out and book your place now for this year's conference.
We look forward to seeing you there!
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