Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Bursaries for #LILAC20

Competitive bursaries for the UK's information literacy conference, LILAC (taking place April 6-8 2020 in Nottingham, UK) are on offer. Closing date for applications is 1st December 2019, 5pm UK time. There are "5 free places for librarians working in the following under-represented sectors/communities in the UK: BAME (sponsored by University of Sheffield Information School [i.e . my own department]); Schools; Further Education; Public; Health (e.g. NHS - please note; librarians working in Higher Education who support health subjects are not eligible to apply)." The bursary covers the conference fee for all sessions and social events, plus travel expenses up to UK £225. "To be eligible for a place you must be a librarian, volunteer or information professional working in the above mentioned sectors/communities in the UK. You will have to show your commitment to information literacy by writing a short personal statement explaining what benefits you would gain from attending the conference, and how you intend to use your conference experience in your work." Go to

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