LIT Library win Best Library Team at the Education Awards 2019. Jerald Cavanagh, Institute Librarian and Project Leader Erasmus+, Limerick Institute of Technology (pictured front right) with Colette Real, Senior Library Assistant, Limerick Institute of Technology (Pictured Front left) holding the 2019 Best Library Team Award. Pictured centre is Olive Vaughan, Senior Library Assistant, Limerick Institute of Technology, Séan de Bhulbh, Assistant Librarian, Limerick Institute of Technology (Pictured Centre left), Padraig Kirby, Research Development and Innovation Project Officer and Project Coordinator ERASMUS + (Pictured Centre right). Pictured Back left is Stephanie O’ Keeffe, Library Assistant, Limerick Institute of Technology, Brian O’ Donnell, Systems Librarian, Limerick Institute of Technology (Pictured Back centre) and Claire O’ Reilly, Library Assistant, Limerick Institute of Technology (Pictured Back right). Picture: Brian Arthur
LIT Library win Best Library Team at the Education Awards 2019
LIT Library were recently awarded the Best Library Team at the Education Awards 2019 held in Dublin, Thursday 21st of February 2019. The Education Awards 2019 Judging Panel awarded LIT Library the Best Library Team Award for their contribution to the furthering of education over many years through outstanding achievements that transcend their regular day-to-day duties of running of a quality, modern academic Library service. LIT Library have operated a large and impressive portfolio of activities requiring extraordinary commitment, organisational skills and ability to multi-task. These activities include running a quality academic Library across four campuses for the benefit of students and staff, operating six large-scale EU funded programmes as well as their Conference Ambassador Activities where they have furthered Library and Information Science (LIS) research internationally through Conference organisation which have brought high numbers of international delegates to Limerick city.
As well as winning the Best Library Team Award, LIT Library was also shortlisted in two other categories at the Education Awards 2019, the Best International Research Project Collaboration Award as well as the Best International Collaboration Award. This is the second time LIT Library have been honoured at the Education Awards, having been awarded Best International Research Project Collaboration at the Education Awards 2018.
The Education Awards recognise, encourage and celebrate excellence in the third level education sector on the island of Ireland from both State and privately funded institutions. The Education Awards which is attended by hundreds of senior professionals from across the entire third-level education sector in Ireland, highlights the key areas that impact upon student performance and provide opportunities for educational institutions, their employees and contributors to have their achievements recognised across the various important facets of their operations.
Launched in 2017, The Education Awards recognise, encourage and celebrate excellence in the third level education sector in Ireland. The Education Awards 2019 took place on Thursday, February 21st, at the Ballsbridge Hotel, Dublin. Organisations, teams and individuals from the highest echelons of Ireland’s Education sector have picked up trophies for their exceptional work at The Education Awards.
Congratulations to the 2019 winners, and to those not successful this time around we hope you continue to support the awards in 2020.
Thank you to our world-class judging panel, led by Dr.Jane O’Keeffe (NMCI/CIT), for giving their time and expertise to score this year’s submissions.
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