a) an individual librarian or information scientist, or
(b) a team that has made a substantial contribution to LIS research since 2009.
The individual or team should be based in the UK or the Republic of Ireland. The award winner(s) will receive £500 and a plaque.
Nominations should take the form of a 500-word statement that demonstrates the research excellence of the candidate (or candidate team) and refers to evidence of their research output as practitioner researchers (e.g. published articles, blogs, conference papers, presentations on SlideShare) since 2009.