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LILAC 2018

Welcome to LILAC 2018. Our hosts for this year are the wonderful librarians at University of Liverpool and Liverpool John Moores University and we’re looking forward to seeing you all at the University of Liverpool campus.

Please explore the website for further information on LILAC 2018 including keynotes, awards, bursaries, our venue and the beautiful settings for our social events. More information will be finalised and published throughout the year.


Attending LILAC this year? Find out how much the conference costs and how to book your place.

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View the LILAC conference programme here.

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Who are our keynote speakers? Find out who is speaking at this year's conference and read their biographies and abstracts.

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Find out more about the types of paper you could submit for next year's conference.

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Introducing the LILAC Lagadothon. Find out what it is and how it works here.

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At this year’s LILAC there will be a number of opportunities for you to takeaway playful ideas for re-use in your own practice.

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Find out more about our host venue, including local information, maps and accommodation suggestions.

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In this section you will find information about our Information Literacy Awards plus details of this year’s nominees and our past winners.

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LILAC are pleased to be able to offer bursaries for conference places to applicants in certain sectors. Find out more about bursary opportunities here.

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Icepops (International Copyright-Literacy Event with Playful Opportunities for Practitioners and Scholars) will be the first satellite event run as part of LILAC. This one-day event will be held on Tuesday 3rd April 2018 at the University of Liverpool.

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Present @ LILAC

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 papers page to find out how to apply.

Book your place

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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