LIR Bursary 2017
Announcement of LIR Bursary 2017 prize winner
2 June 2017
The LIR Committee is delighted to announce that Niall O’Brien, Library Assistant, UCD library is this year’s winner of the LIR Bursary 2017 Prize.
Niall intends using the bursary to fund his attendance at the Library Innovation Conference in London on 17-18th October 2017. As Bursary Prize winner, he will write a report on his experience of the conference for LIR Website, and deliver a presentation on it, at our Annual Seminar in November 24th.
We would also like to take this opportunity to thank all the applicants for their time, dedication and effort in applying for the LIR Bursary 2017 prize. The judging process proved quite difficult due to the high calibre of submissions , and the Committee engaged in long deliberations prior to selecting an outright winner. The LIR Committee would like to congratulate Niall on his success, and thank all applicants for their interest in this bursary.
Announcement of LIR Bursary Competition, April 2017
The LIR Committee would like to invite applications for a bursary to be offset against attendance at a national or international conference which considers emerging technologies in libraries.
Value of Bursary
The bursary can be awarded to a maximum of €500 and can be used to defray costs such as conference registration, travel and accommodation.
Conditions of Award
The recipient of the award will be required to:
• Write a conference report for the LIR website.
• Deliver a presentation on their conference experience at the annual LIR seminar.
The winning entry will be selected based on:
– relevance to LIR members
– quality of the supporting statement
– potential impact on practice
Terms and Conditions
Eligibility is restricted to library staff members of LIR institutions.
You will need to provide receipts for conference registration, accommodation and travel to the LIR Treasurer.
Closing date for receipt of proposals: 19/5/2017
Winner Announced: 26/05/2017
Submission of conference report: 20/10/2017
Applications must be submitted via the form below. Your supporting statement should be approximately 300 words in length – please note, you may be contacted for further information.