Academic and Research Libraries Group

The Academic and Research Libraries Group (ARLG) aims to provide a focus and forum for the professional concerns and interests of everyone working in academic or research libraries, linking those with current and emerging issues and developments and the overall direction of CILIP’s corporate plan.

Our 2014 conference "Academic libraries: the final frontier" took place at the University of Sussex from 23rd to 25th June. Presentations are available via slideshare or search alrg14.


  • Making your message stick

    Friday, 16 October 2015 - 10:00am to 4:30pm

    CILIPNW Member Network and ARLG NW are delighted to announce this joint one-day, hands-on, interactive workshop on presentation skills.

  • Supporting Researchers at Your University

    Wednesday, 18 November 2015 - 10:00am to 4:30pm

    A look at the different aspects of how libraries can support research staff and students in HE institutions

  • Enhancing customers' experience using social media

    Friday, 11 December 2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

    ARLG East Midlands are pleased to announce that we are now taking bookings for our next event, a half day workshop on Enhancing customers' experience using social media led by  the renowned trainer Lisa Jeskins.  Details are below - we hope you will join us in Loughborough for what we know will be an informative and enjoyable morning.