12th February 2014 | PLIF | Angus, Dundee, East Dunbartonshire, Inverclyde, North Ayrshire, Scottish Borders, Shetland, Western Isles

Audience Development, community engagement and partnership working

Organisation: Angus Libraries
Project Title: Lego Literacy
Project Aim:
Award: £8,483

Organisation: East Dunbartonshire Culture & Leisure: Libraries
Project Title: Green Screen Literacy & Learning
Project Aim: Utilising Green Screen technology to enrich our Reader Development and Learning opportunities for educational partners and community groups.
Award: £7,117

Organisation: North Ayrshire Libraries
Project Title: APPtitude
Project Aim: The project aims to promote attitudinal and behavioural change and develop the audience for digital participation among children and adults, in particular older learners, by exploring and implementing the use of a range ICT programmes, apps and devices.
Award: £9,482

Organisation: Renfrewshire Libraries
Project Title: Get On – a digital participation project
Project Aim: To develop the use of digital volunteers
Award: £29,693

Organisation: Clacks and Stirling Libraries
Project Title: Use IT! – What can IT do for me?
Project Aim: To employ an ICT Engagement Officer to increase digital participation through libraries
Award: £46,940

Organisation: City of Glasgow College
Project Title: Training in New Technologies Development
Project Aim: To redevelop the Moodle site created as an output to a previous PLIF project with a view to making in more user-friendly and extensible.
Award: £7,000

Total: £108,715

Cultural Heritage

Organisation: Dumfries & Galloway Libraries
Project Title: The Lockerbie Disaster: preserving sound and vision for future generations
Project Aim: This project will digitise the audio/visual recordings included in the Lockerbie Disaster collection to preserve them as an integral part of the Local Studies collection and make them more accessible to the public
Award: £7,363

Organisation: Inverclyde Libraries
Project Title: All Aboard:Researching Our Resources Together
Project Aim: This project aims to engage with the local community by working with a school and local history group to create an app built around Inverclyde’s extensive cultural heritage collections.
Award: £18,000

Organisation: Scottish Borders Libraries
Project Title: Keep the Home Fires Burning- the Scottish Borders Stories
Project Aim: To raise awareness of WW1 amongst the children and communities of the Scottish Borders.
Award: £8,820

Organisation: Shetland Library
Project Title: Shetland’s War
Project Aim: To improve availability of hard copy and online resources about the impact of the Great War in Shetland, with particular emphasis on local history materials for young people.
Award: £6,229

Award: £40,412

Health and Wellbeing

Organisation: Leisure and Culture Dundee Libraries
Project Title: Dundee Dementia Information Service
Project Aim: Providing access to information, resources and group activities for people living with dementia, their carers, family members and people working in dementia care in a relaxed, non-clinical library environment.
Award: £10,000

Organisation: East Dunbartonshire Culture & Leisure: Libraries
Project Title: Health Pop-up Library
Project Aim: To provide a pop up library offering health information and bibliotherapeutic resources which can be sited in a range of strategic locations across East Dunbartonshire.
Award: £13,300

Organisation: North, South & East Ayrshire Libraries
Project Title: Health & Wellbeing Information in Libraries
Project Aim: To promote public library services to health and social care professionals in our local communities across Ayrshire & Arran as part of year two of a three year health information strategy as well as creating Health Buddy volunteers to promote our services to support and community groups
Award: £7,028

Organisation: Western Isles Libraries
Project Title: Dr You: Self Help Information in Libraries
Project Aim: To establish health information resources in libraries across the Western Isles that are relevant to the needs of the local communities.
Award: £13,746

Organisation: NHS Education Scotland
Project Title: Consultancy
Award: £5,000

Total: £49,074

Total local awards: £198,201

National Projects

National Reference Service
Award: £1,334

National Reading Programmes
Award: £107,686

Promoting Libraries Programme
Award: £11,482

Development of the National Strategy
Award: £41,240

Community Consultation Training
Award: £23,596

How Good is Our Public Library Service
Award: £14,293

Press and Publicity
Award: £9,450

Training in New Technologies
Award: £504

Total National Projects: £251, 776

TOTAL: 449,977