12th February 2012 | PLIF, PLQIM | Aberdeen, Angus, Clackmannanshire, Dumfries and Galloway, Dundee, East Dunbartonshire, East Renfrewshire, Falkirk, Glasgow, Highland, Inverclyde, Moray, North Ayrshire, Renfrewshire, South Lanarkshire


Digital Communities. Silver City Vault Phase 2: Local history and reminiscence project.
Awarded: £4,500.00


Hello iPad. To provide ICT training for the public.
Awarded: £3,465.00


Clacks Online Work Club. Supporting job-seekers through digital training sessions.
Awarded: £4,900.00

Dumfries and Galloway

Information Mobility. Improving accessibility using mobile devices.
Awarded: £10,482.00


Digital Inclusion Dundee- Reaching the Hard to Reach. Digital library collection access for targeted service users currently with designated health and welfare partners.
Awarded: £48,639.02

East Dunbartonshire

MOBILISED (Mobile learning and information services in East Dunbartonshire). To provide online digital participation, using bank of Smart technologies.
Awarded: £11,346.00

East Renfrewshire

Enhancing Digital Participation. Improving the mobile services offered and introducing development sessions to support their use.
Awarded: £10,000.00


eJournals Service: The introduction of an electronic journal and magazine service.
Awarded: £3,986


Glasgow Life- Silver Surfers. Series of tutor-led courses across the city for the older age group to be delivered by library staff. Awarded: £15,000.00


Digital days. Informal Taster Sessions aimed at older people will be held at 8 libraries.
Awarded: £7,942.66


Get Online at the Watt – Project Extension. Learning programme and new taster materials.
Awarded: £11,450.


Audio e-books: Hear a good read anywhere. To meet Share the Vision 6 step challenge to bring audio book collection to VIP with help from Live IT Sidekicks.
Awarded: £8,182.11

Moray consortium (West Lothian, West Dunbartonshire, Shetland)

eBooks pilot – 12 months pilot offer of web access to ebook downloads through portal.
Awarded: £5,000.00

North Ayrshire

MindFULLness for Older People & MindFULLness for Early Years. A series of workshops aimed at promoting digital engagement amongst two target groups.
Awarded: £36, 140.47


Tablets keep you healthy (marketed under Living well @ the library. Programme to reach digitally excluded groups and promote use of tablet devices with 60+.
Awarded: £7,467.00

South Lanarkshire

digiTable – Be.Digital. Bring a collaborative perspective on digital participation, removing the one-user-one-PC element and introducing the digital table.
Awarded: £33,000.00

The 14 projects were awarded a total of £221,500.26.

Mobile Device Strategy

Mobile App development in 14 library services:

Aberdeen, Dundee, East Dunbartonshire, East Renfrewshire, Glasgow, Highland, Inverclyde, Moray, North Ayrshire, Perth & Kinross, Moray, South Lanarkshire, South Ayrshire, Stirling and West Lothian.
Awarded: £49,520.74

Total Local Projects: £271,021

National Projects

National Reference Service
Award: £ 18,500

National Reading Promotions
Award: £56,989

Promoting Libraries Programme
Award: £2,509

National Research
Award: £37,915

Digital Projects
Award: £30,306

PLIF Assessment
Award: £2,905

Total National Projects: £179,124

TOTAL: £450,145