2018 Entry Form: CILIP Libraries Change Lives award

When submitting your entry please check that your project meets the award criteria.

You can apply online via this form OR post 4 copies of your hardcopy entry to CILIP. 
Entries close at 23.30 on Friday 30 March 2018

Your details

The work


I confirm this entry is:

The service or project

Please provide the following information as an upload (maximum 2,000 words) 

1. What is the role of the library/information/knowledge service (and any partners if applicable)?
2. Who is your target audience?
3. How do you benefit the organisation and the library or information service?
4. How is the work funded?
5. What are your future plans for this work?
6. How does your work contribute to the equalities agenda?
7. How are you changing lives?

The judges will assess your entry according to the information and evidence that you provide in response to questions 1-7. Remember, your entry will only be assessed on the information you provide.

Supporting information

Please upload supporting evidence, e.g. user comments, evaluation evidence and any endorsements from community leaders and politicians.

Supporting evidence should not take the place of a completed project e
Total information uploaded should not exceed 10 sides of A4
Maximum 5MB per upload, maximum TWO uploads only per entry.  

If you are uploading images such as press clippings please collate into ONE FILE, we recommend converting files to PDF format to reduce the file size.


We ask that any organisation shortlisted for the award will work with us to promote the achievement of the library and information service, including local communications, press and media, with support from your organisation's communications representative/s where applicable.

Further information

For further guidance on entering the award contact:
Natalie Jones, CILIP via email: n.jones@cilip.org.uk or phone 020 7255 0518

If you have supporting material that cannot be uploaded to this form (e.g. a DVD, a book) please post this to the address below, please indicate if you have already completed an online form.

If you wish to submit an entry by post please download the Word document form and post four copies of your entry (original plus 3 copies, no folders please) to:

Libraries Change Lives Award
CILIP Communications
7 Ridgmount Street

For more information about the judging process, criteria and a PDF entry form visit: www.cilip.org.uk/lcla
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