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News & Blogs

How the UK's new copyright law benefits libraries, archives and museums

Today, 1st October, the UK Government completes the transposition of the entire promised suite of new copyright exceptions into the UK's legislative framework.

How to get older people online

Digital Unite has been helping people to get online for 18 years and in that time computers have got smaller, phones have got smarter and cameras do more than just take pictures.

Do employers want information literacy skills?

Does information literacy mean anything after university? Is the concept recognised by careers advisers, professional and accreditation bodies, employers and others with an interest in know-how, skill and employability?

The Network Reshapes the Library

Facet Publishing have announced the release of The Network Reshapes the Library: Lorcan Dempsey on libraries, services, and networks.

What do the changes to PSI regulations mean for libraries?

Public sector and university libraries have been excluded from the provisions of the European Directive on the re-use of public sector information (PSI). Under amendments to that Directive adopted in June 2013, that position is about to change.

Latest Events

***Re-imagining learning: a new opportunity for libraries***

CILIP's brand new Executive Briefing looks at the new opportunities that have emerged for libraries within the changing learning landscape. An expert panel of speakers have been brought together to share their views and experience in this changing environment.

Places for this event are limited. Book now to guarantee your place. Discounts are available to all CILIP Members. 

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CILIP Debate: This House believes that, in the digital age, government departments are no longer safe custodians of the public record''

As part of it’s 2014 AGM, CILIP’s Government Information Group will host this debate under the CILIP Debates programme.

The arguments for and against the motion will be presented by two government KIM leaders and a lively debate is expected.

CILIP Debate: 'Children don't need books or libraries: it's all on the internet'

Come along on Saturday 18 October to this free debate, hosted by the CILIP Youth Libraries Group (YLG) as part of their 2014 Readers for Life Conference taking place in Durham City.

CILIP Debate: 'This house believes a volunteer run library service is better than no service at all'

This free event hosted by the CILIP North East Regional Member Network is open to anyone with an interest in libraries. 

Come along to the Mining Institute in Newcastle at 6pm on Thursday 6 November to to hear both sides of the argument or to give your point of view. The debate starts at 6.30pm, with refreshments available from 6pm.

***CILIP LMS Suppliers Showcase - Edinburgh***

CILIP's regional Library Management Systems (LMS) Suppliers Showcase gives you the opportunity to talk to the experts on how you can get the most out of your library management system.