The 2019 Library Assistant Blog award is for an article in the style of a blog post.
Prizes: 1st Prize – €200
2nd Prize – €150
3rd Prize – €100
Closing Date 15 May 2019
Theme: The theme must be library related. This could include any aspect of your current work; your ideas on a particular library development; some training/developmental activity you undertook; an event/innovation in your library; a particular item in your library’s collection; your library building etc.
While the document can be created in Word, the version submitted should be produced as a PDF.
- Include relevant images in the PDF
- Have captions for all images used in the text
- Include links to websites and/or resources mentioned in the piece
- Cite any resources used in the text
- Have sound grammar and spelling
- Acknowledge copyright where relevant
- Have a title which reflects the content
- Not include author’s name
The piece should be written in the style of a blog post. It should be interesting and engaging. It is not a research paper. The content should be clear and accessible to non-experts. It should be written in a lively style. Your topic should convey your enthusiasm and experience. It should also be informative and relevant to others. Please consult LibFocus blog to see examples of a range of posts http://www.libfocus.com/
Minimum 500 words, maximum 800 (excluding links and references)
Who can apply?
Staff at all library assistant and equivalent grades in CONUL Training & Development – member libraries.
How to apply:
Please email a PDF of your article to your local CONUL T&D representative http://www.conul.ie/membership-androles/ as well as a completed application form (below).
Only one application per person will be accepted.
Please save both in the format: ConulT&D LAawardsubmissionyournameorganisation – eg ConulT&D LAawardsubmissionDonnaODoibhlinUCC
Closing date: 15 May 2019 Judging: 17 May – 26 June Winner/s: announced week beginning 01 July