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Salisbury Library Service wins the Jim Crawford Award

Released on 28 November 2018
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YESTERDAY the State Government, Local Government Association of SA and Libraries Board of SA awarded the Salisbury Library Service the Jim Crawford Award for Innovation in Libraries for the Microsoft Office Bootcamp initiative. The award includes $10,000 to further support the program.

The intention of the award is to reward those people making a significant contribution to South Australia’s public libraries and to encourage and drive further innovation. In line with this, the award is granted to recognise proven outstanding contribution to public libraries as judged against the following criteria:

  • the fostering and/or implementation of innovations in library services which have direct benefits to the public
  • the implementation of improvements which directly advance library services for disadvantaged communities
  • demonstrated individual excellence in providing inspirational leadership in the field of public libraries
  • the implementation of an outstanding proposal which keeps with the spirit of the award

There were 8 nominations for the award and included a range of projects, programs and initiatives from SA public libraries state wide.

Well done to all of those involved at every stage of the Microsoft Bootcamp project.