2017 Winners of Wiley Library Awards

India’s First And Only Library Awards – Announced

(20 December 2017, New Delhi)  Wiley India, a wholly-owned subsidiary of John Wiley and Sons Inc. and a global leader in the publishing industry, today announced the winners of the second edition of the Wiley Library Awards 2017.

The awards for Digitally Transformed Academic Library, Aspiring Young Academic Library, and Digitally Transformed Research Library went to Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Mohali, and the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, respectively. The winners were determined by an independent jury comprising highly respected Library professionals who have made ground-breaking contributions in advancing the library sciences.

The Wiley Library Awards is a one of its kind initiative in India bringing together the community and honoring the best in the field of library and information sciences, encouraging innovation and digital transformation efforts, and paying tribute to the community that helps spearhead knowledge dissemination in society. This year, there were more than 145 nominations from the various leading institutions including IITs, IIMs, NITs, IISERs, along with medical and research institutions.

First instituted in 2016, each award carries a citation and cash prize of INR 25,000.

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