New award opportunity – Creative use of ICT in public libraries

Particularly for those who have taken part in one of the Public Access to Health Information courses or who have an interest in the subject and are willing to collaborate with other institutions. The following is from Jean Fairbairn at EIFL:

Here’s a great opportunity for librarians who love technology – and have creative ideas for using technology to build healthy communities.

EIFL’s Public Library Innovation Programme (EIFL-PLIP) has launched a new Innovation Award – for “Creative use of ICT in public libraries”.

  • All public and community libraries in developing and transition countries may apply.
  • The prize is US$1,500 and more!
  • The deadline is October 30, 2013 – so start preparing your application NOW!
  • You can apply in English, French, Russian or Spanish.

Click here for details –

Jean Shaw, Partnerships in Health Information


About jgreigshaw

I work with Partnerships in Health Information which promotes partnership between libraries in Africa and the UK with an emphasis in African leadership. I have visited Kenya, Mali, Uganda and Zambia though Phi has contacts in many more African countries.
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