Librarians and information professionals in universities and colleges make a vital contribution to teaching and learning. We work to ensure that this is recognised by employers, politicians, the media and the public. Academic and research libraries - Briefings and resources Reports, briefings and other resources on issues related to academic and research libraries. Academic and research libraries - Get involved Get involved in our advocacy work on by becoming a CILIP member, joining our Academic and Research Libraries Group and contributing to responses to government consultations. Academic and Research Libraries GroupThe Academic and Research Libraries Group (ARLG) is a CILIP Special Interest Group. It provides a focus and forum for the professional interests of everyone working in academic and research libraries. Academic and research libraries - Consultation responses Recent responses to consultations of relevance to library, information and knowledge workers in further and higher education institutions.