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.

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  • Award Winners 2014

    CILIP’s Academic and Research Libraries Group (ARLG) is delighted to announce that the following awards were presented at its 2014 conference, “...


  • Visit to Queen Square Library, Archive and Museum

    Thu, 07/08/2014 - 2:00pm

    Please note that the visit is free and a maximum of 10 people can attend.

    The Queen Square Library is a joint resource between the UCL Institute of Neurology and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, and is the recognised specialist Library for Neurology within the University of London. 

  • Visit to BBC Archive collections

    Thu, 04/09/2014 - 2:00pm

  • Visit to The Royal College of Surgeons of England Library & Archives

    Tue, 02/12/2014 - 2:15am

    The archives of the Royal College of Surgeons of England holds both institutional records and other deposited collections providing a unique resource illustrating the development of surgery and the surgical profession.

    The visit is free, with a maximum of 20 places.