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We are the only independent voice for the UK’s information profession.
We are guided by our Royal Charter to develop and improve library and information services,
and by being a charity to act in the public good.
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Latest stories from our sector

Find out more about the winners of this year's CKG medals and the Shadower's Choice Awards.


18 June 2019
CILIP is delighted to announce the recipient of the 2019 CILIP Student Prize, Lucy Royle.



28 May 2019
HMP/YOI Chelmsford has won this year's Excellence in Prison Libraries Award for their Family Library Time project.


1 May 2019


Featured events, training and conferences

CILIP Conference

The CILIP Conference is the annual flagship event for CILIP, bringing together delegates from across the sector to meet, learn and share knowledge

Manchester | 3-4 July 2019

One day interactive masterclass providing a deep dive highlighting examples of good and innovative KM practices.

London | 9 July
Copyright Essentials

Course designed to help participants understand how they can use content created by others and protect and use their own rights.

London | 18 July 2019


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Royal Holloway
£21,336 to £23,839
North Yorkshire County Council
£42,683 to £46,503
The King's Fund
£22,580
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20/06/2019
ARLG Eastern ‘Libraries and Liturgy’

26/06/2019
Icepops 2019

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