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IFLA Green Library Award 2017

Sponsored by de Gruyter Saur (14 February 2017) What is a Green Library? “The consideration of the role of humanity in climate change and the notion of sustainable development are core concerns of society, and consequently of libraries.” According to the Online Dictionary for Library and Information Science (ODLIS), Green Libraries are “designed to minimize […]


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Vijita de Silva Research Award 2016/17 in Library & Information Science

(17 January 2017) The Sri Lanka Library Association (SLLA) is pleased to announce the Vijita de Silva Research Award, the annual research award for the best completed research in the Library and Information Science (LIS) field in Sri Lanka. The award comprises a cash grant of Rs 50,000.00 and a certificate. In the event the […]


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The National Library of China website wins award

(8 December 2016) On 24 November, the Department of General Affairs of the Ministry of Culture, Network Security and Information Leading Group Office of the Ministry of Culture issued The circular on commending advanced institutions of 2016 the Ministry of Culture government websites construction. The National Library of China (NLC) website ranked the first with […]


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ALA announces 2016 winner of L. Ray Patterson Copyright Award

(10 May 2016, Washington, D.C.) —The American Library Association (ALA) Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP) today named the Copyright Review Management System (CRMS)—a product developed by staff at the University of Michigan’s HathiTrust digital library with the contributions of volunteers at libraries across the country— this year’s winner of the L. Ray Patterson Copyright […]


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IOP Publishing wins Chinese Academy of Sciences ‘Service Star’ award for second year running

(5 May 2016) For two consecutive years, IOP Publishing (IOP) has been given the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) ‘Service Star’ award. It was awarded to IOP for its continued support and service to CAS members. IOP Sales Manager, Peng Guo, accepted the award at the recent CAS 7th e-resources training conference held in Shanghai, […]


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Former director of National Library of Vietnam receives French honour

(10 March 2016) Former director of the National Library of Vietnam (NLV), Pham The Khang, was presented with the French Order of Literature and Arts at an awards ceremony in Hanoi on March 9. Speaking at the ceremony, French Ambassador to Vietnam Jean- Noёl Poirier said  that during his working  term as the NLV director […]


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Beyond Access partner in Philippines receives Digital Literacy Award

(3 December 2015) The Urdaneta City Library has tacked on yet another award to its already impressive resume for addressing the community’s information needs through training. At the recent 2015 Digital Strategies for Development Summit, representatives from UCL, the Molave Foundation and Beyond Access were honored with the Intel/DigiBayani Award for Digital Literacy, which prioritizes reach of […]


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State Library of NSW announces Australia’s first dedicated digital fellowship

(1 October 2015) The State Library of NSW has announced a new $30,000 digital fellowship, the first of its kind to be offered by an Australian cultural organisation. The DX Lab Fellowship will provide a digital innovator with the opportunity to work alongside the State Library’s pioneering DX Lab to develop a creative digital experience […]


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Knowledge Unlatched wins the Curtin University Award for Best Innovation in Education 2015

(28 September 2015) The 2015 Curtin Commercial Innovation Awards were held at the State Reception Centre in Kings Park, Perth, Australia on Friday 18th September 2015. This year’s competition attracted a record 46 applications from across Curtin University with 12 applicants shortlisted to present to a panel of judges looking at novelty, level of development, […]


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ALIA research grant awarded to preservation management project

(16 September 2015, Canberra) A research project in digital and traditional preservation management in Australian national and state libraries has won the 2015 ALIA Research Grant Award. This award is based on recommendations from the ALIA Research Advisory Committee, endorsed by the ALIA Board. ALIA will award a $5000 grant for the research to Heather Brown, […]


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Kudos wins the ALPSP Award for Innovation in Publishing

(11 September 2015)  – Kudos, which helps maximize the reach and impact of research publications has been awarded the 2015 ALPSP Award for Innovation in Publishing. The award was presented at the ALPSP International Conference at London Heathrow; the judges “were particularly impressed with the fact that [Kudos] is not a closed community – it can […]


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HKU Libraries wins gold award

(14 April 2015) University Librarian, Peter Sidorko has announced that the HKU Libraries’ website, http://lib.hku.hk/, has taken its first gold award in the Web Accessibility Recognition Scheme 2015, jointly organised by the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO) and the Equal Opportunities Commission, Hong Kong. The accessibility features include all functions being performed […]


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Oxford University Press wins Publisher of the Year Award 2015 from UK Booksellers’ Association

(18 March 2015) Oxford University Press was named the Publisher of the Year Award 2015 by the UK Booksellers’ Association on Wednesday 11 March. It is the sixth consecutive year that the Press has claimed the title since 2010. Voted for by members of the Booksellers’ Association Academic, Professional and Specialist branch, including bookshop managers […]


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HLA/HCN Health Informatics Innovation award 2014

(21 August 2014,  Canberra)  The winners of the HLA/HCN Health Informatics Innovation Award 2014 are Lisa Kruesi and Connie Schardt, for Australian Evidence Based Practice Librarians’ Institute, 2011– 2014. The Institute is an ongoing, innovative project using technology to coordinate an international team of library educators to provide a residential training program for librarians working […]


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HathiTrust award goes to New Zealand

(11 March 2014) The HathiTrust Research Center is pleased to announce the recipients of 4 prototyping project awards, granted as part of the Workset Creation for Scholarly Analysis (WCSA) project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and directed by J. Stephen Downie (PI), Tim Cole (co-PI), and Beth Plale (co-PI).  Each project will receive […]


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