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Christine Rooney-Browne has been awarded the first ever CILIP Library and Information Research Group (LIRG) SCAN award.

Christine Rooney-Browne As the recipient of this award, Christine will be conducting a comprehensive review of quantitative and qualitative methodologies and best practice for investigating and commun- icating the value of public libraries in the UK. Christine will produce an academic paper addressing this urgent issue; and present her findings at the LIRG AGM/Conference later this year.

The LIRG Research Scan Award is intended to encourage dissemination and take-up of research and innovation in library and information science. The value of the Research Scan Award is £500. It is a new Award from LIRG, first offered in 2010".

Further information at:
Library and Information Research Group