CONUL Training & Development Library Assistant Blog Award 2018

CONUL Training & Development Library Assistant Blog Award 2018

The winner is … 

The 2018 CONUL Training & Development 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.  The prize winning and highly commended entries will be published shortly on the libfocus blog.

Award winners 2018:

Joint 1st Prize:

A Tale of Heartbreak:  The Day I Lost the Inter Library Loans by Victoria Archer, Queen’s University Belfast.

Lessons in Invention from a Medical Archive, by Ronan Kelly, RCSI [Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland].

2nd Prize:

Cleaning shellac records in the DIT Conservatory Library by Sharon Hoefig, Dublin Institute of Technology.

Joint 3rd Prize:

Library Anxiety by Maolsheachlann O Cellaigh, University College Dublin.

Preserving Irish Voices:  The Irish Poetry Reading Archive by Laura Ryan, University College Dublin.


Highly Commended Entries:

Poetic Outreach: Facilitating Poetry Workshops in DCU Library by Eilis Ní Raghallaigh, Dublin City University (DCU).

The Digital Butterfly:  Managing our Social Media Presence in a time of change by Emma Boyce, Maynooth University.

If you snooze, you don’t lose-introducing EnergyPods at Maynooth University library by Maureen Finn, Maynooth University.

Conservation of a Gaelic manuscript at Maynooth University Library by Sarah Graham, Maynooth University.

Developing Snapchat at Maynooth University Library: The Story So Far by Edel King, Maynooth University.