This award is given to the three abstracts which best describe innovative work within the overall theme of the Annual Conference, based on criteria such as the level of innovation, the impact on the wider library community, originality and the quality of the abstract.
The 2021 winners are:
- Mapping the OA Diamond landscape worldwide. Towards a more sustainable future, Vanessa Proudman, SPARC Europe. (this paper will be presented at our Session #2: Powering Sustainable Publishing Platforms)
- Societal impact and open research: results of a joint partner investigation, Henk van den Hoogen, University Library Maastricht, Timon Oefelein, Springer Nature. (this paper will be presented at our Session #4: Open Access: a Case for Diversity and Inclusion)
- Recognising the value of software: how libraries can help the adoption of software citation, Neil P. Chue Hong, University of Edinburgh, Jez Cope, The British Library, Patricia Herterich, University of Edinburgh, Daniel S. Katz, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Simon Worthington, TIB – German National Library of Science and Technology. (this paper will be presented at our Session #3: Working with Software & Data)