13 Jun 2016

CONUL ANLTC Library Assistant Award 2016

*Guest post by Kathryn Smith, ANLTC*

The 2016 ANLTC Library Assistant Award required entrants to submit a blog post on any library related topic.  Entrants could opt to blog about any aspect of their current work for example training activities they undertook; a development in their own library or an item in their library’s collection.  Prize winners were announced at the CONUL Conference on the 2nd June 2016. The prize winning and highly commended entries will all be published on the libfocus blog, starting today, 13th June 2016.

Award Winners 2016:

1st Prize: Tradition and Technology and The Glucksman Library, UL by Seán Cafferkey, University of Limerick

2nd Prize: A Captive Audience by Bernie Gardiner, Maynooth University

2nd Prize: The Kelmscott Chaucer by Helen McGinley, The Library of Trinity College, University of Dublin

3rd Prize: Facing the Open Access Challenge – The experience of a University Open Access Team by Megan Corrigan, Queen’s University Belfast

3rd Prize: Brian O’Higgins/Brian Ó hUigínn (1882-1963) by Olive Morrin, Maynooth University

Highly commended entries 2016



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About ANLTC (CONUL Staff Training & Development)
The Academic and National Library Training Co-operative (ANLTC) runs an annual programme of events targeted at addressing identified training needs within CONUL member libraries.

About CONUL (Consortium of National and University Libraries)
The CONUL consortium aims to develop and improve the library and information services of the CONUL members through the exchange of experience and the organisation of cooperative activities. CONUL recently launched ‘Ireland’s Memory. Ireland’s Discovery’, the 2016-2019 strategy for the consortium.

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