CILIP Awards 2006

We have just learned that Telos has made the longlist for the 2006 ISG (CILIP)/Bookdata Reference Awards with not one but three titles! Since 1970, the Reference Awards have recognised excellence, promoted awareness of outstanding reference books and products, encouraged quality and set industry standards.

The CILIP awards will be judged by an expert panel of judges over the next few weeks and the shortlist will then be announced. The winners will be presented with their awards at a special ceremony on 18 April 2007 at the Library and Information Show.

Administered by the Information Services Group of CILIP and sponsored by Nielsen BookData, the leading supplier of bibliographic information, the awards were open to works first published in the UK between 1 January 2006 and 31 December 2006.

Judges will assess the nominees on:
* authority of the work and the quality and kind of articles and entries
* accessibility and arrangement of the information
* scope and coverage
* style
* relevance and quality of the illustrations
* quality of indexing
* adequacy of the bibliographies and references
* currency of the information
* physical presentation
* originality of the work

The longlist of titles in the PRINTED Category is as follows:

Committed to the Cleansing Flame Author: Parsons, B: published by Spire Books. [1-90496-504-0]

Bloodaxe Book of Poetry Quotations Editor: O’Driscoll, D: published by Bloodaxe Books. [1-85224-744-4]

The Bob Dylan Encyclopaedia Author: Gray, M: published by The Continuum International Publishing Group. [978-0-82646-933-7]

The Sources of Surrealism Author: Matheson, N: published by Ashgate Publishing. [978-0-85331-949-8]

Rennaissance Rhetoric Short Title Catalogue 1460-1700 Author: Green, L; Murphy J: published by Ashgate Publishing. [978-0-7546-0509-6]

Second Flight: Unofficial & Unauthorised Guide to Dr Who 2006 Author: Lyon, J. S: published by Telos Publishing. [1-84503-008-3] 

Howe’s Transcendental Toybox Update No 2 Author: Howe, D; Blumberg, A: published by Telos Publishing. [1-84583-012-1] 

Dictionary of Pastellists before 1800 Author: Jeffares, N: published by Unicorn Press. [0-90629-086-4]

Death Redesigned: British Crematoria Author: Grainger, H: published by Spire Books. [1-90496-507-5]

Oxford Companion to the Garden Author: Taylor, P: published by Oxford University Press. [978-019-866255-6]

Cambridge History of Libraries in Britain General Editor: Hoare, P: published by Cambridge University Press. [0-521-85808-9]

Eating Disorders Author: Donnellan, C: published by Independence Educational Publishers. [1-861-68366-9]

Ocean Senior Editors: Frances, P; Guerrero, A: published by Dorling Kindersley. [978-140-531292-9]

Weapon Consultant Editor: Holmes, R: published by Dorling Kindersley. [978-140-531619-4]

Somme Ninety Years On – A Visual History Author: Youel, D.; Edgell, D: published by Dorling Kindersley. [978-140-531747-4]

Musicians’ & Songwriters’ Yearbook Editors: Little, J.; Chatburn, K: published by A & C Black. [0-7136-7531-4]

Zombiemania: 80 movies to die for. Author: Blumberg, A.; Hershberger, A: published by Telos Publishing. [1-84583-003-2]

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