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Saturday, May 01, 2010

Elsevier announces winners of new LIBER Award for Library Innovation

Elsevier and LIBER, the Association of European Research Libraries, have announced the winners of the first-annual LIBER Award for Library Innovation. Awards will be presented at the 2010 LIBER Annual Conference in Aarhus, Denmark on 29 June, 2010. Sponsored by Elsevier and with winners selected by the Programme Committee of the LIBER Annual Conference 2010, the award is designed to recognize innovative work with the potential to impact the wider library community. The winners will present their papers during the conference, and their registration, travelling and accommodation expenses will be covered by a grant provided by Elsevier. This year's inaugural award is related to the overall theme of the LIBER Annual conference: "Re-inventing the Library: Challenges in the New Information Environment," and the winners include:

* Ana van Meegen Silva & Imke Limpens: "How serious do we need to be? Improving information literacy skills through gaming and interactive elements"
* Graham Stone: "Searching life, the universe and everything? The implementation of Summon at the University of Huddersfield"
* Jani Sassali: "TOR - Toolbox of Research Information Literacy guidance"

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