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  • Shropshire school library lead to embark on international knowledge exchange

    Sara Pritchard Travelling Librarian banner image png

    14 September 2017

    CILIP and the English-Speaking Union have awarded the 2017 Travelling Librarian Award to Sara Pritchard, Schools Library Services Manager for Shropshire and Telford.

  • CILIP statement of solidarity & support for library & information workers affected by storms

    Hurricane Irma by Euemetsat, on flickr CC 2.0 generic, original resized and cropped

    13 September 2017

    CILIP sends this message of solidarity and support to all library and information workers that have been affected by the recent severe weather events across the globe.

  • Frame the Future of Further Education with the Advocacy Framework

    Further Education Games 2013 in Nottinghamshire

    12 September 2017

    The CILIP FE Inquiry ran from April 2016 - January 2017 and has produced a brand new framework, FE librarians deliver successful learning journeys - designed as an advocacy tool to promote the value of professionally qualified librarians and your services to college principals, Senior Management Teams (SMT), staff and students.

  • Evidence and trust in a post truth world

    Polling station by Mark Fowler

    12 September 2017

    Talk by Nick Poole, CILIP Chief Executive, at the ISKO (the International Society for Knowledge Organisation) UK Conference 2017.

  • Brian Ashley retires from Arts Council England

    Brian Ashley

    4 September 2017

    Brian Ashley is retiring from his role of Director (Libraries) at Arts Council England in September 2017 and recruitment for a replace

  • Making the case for open licensing in cultural heritage institutions

    Open Licensing for Cultural Heritage by Gill Hamilton and Fred Saunderson cover image jpg

    1 September 2017

    Facet Publishing have announced the release of Open Licensing for Cultural Heritage by Gill Hamilton and Fred Saunderson.

  • What you’re saying about Ethics

    John Trevor-Allen at CILIP Conference

    1 September 2017

    A look at the quantitative results from CILIP's Ethics Survey which received 1,554 responses from information professionals with the blog providing a review of the overall results. 

  • Return to local, not to normal

    Gill Furniss

    31 August 2017

    Update talks to Gill Furniss, shadow business minister and chair of the Libraries All Party Parliamentary Group about what her experience of working with communities and her new cross-party role speaking up for libraries.

  • Making sense of data: West Sussex Life

    West Sussex Life 2017-19

    31 August 2017

    Ellen Gayler explains how a team at West Sussex County Council took a unique approach to presenting local data in a clear, accessible way, helping decision makers at the council to understand at a glance where challenges and opportunities within West Sussex lie, and to make effective decisions accordingly.

  • Sharing learning from an inspiring professional career

    Kathryn Parry and Sue Hodges

    31 August 2017

    Kathryn Parry interviews Sue Hodges, former Director of Libraries and Archives, Bangor University. Sue talks about her career path, and her belief that with confidence and support you can go further than you might think, and achieve the career that you really want.

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