The Library and Information History Group (LIHG) was formed in 1962. It is one of the Chartered Institute for Library and Information Professional's oldest special interest groups and is the only group in the UK specifically devoted to the history of libraries and librarianship.
The LIHG has close links with the scholarly journal Library & Information History. Institutional and individual subscriptions to the journal are available. To purchase an institutional subscription, please email email@example.com or visit Taylor and Francis Online.
Latest News & Blogs
20 August 2017
Are you thinking about attending this year’s Historic Libraries Forum conference on 13 November?
16 August 2017The CILIP Library and Information History Group are delighted to announce that the winner of the 2017 Library History Essay Award is Nicolas K.
Latest Events & Training
|Date & Time|
|External Event: 2017 Conference of CILIP Rare Books and Special Collections Group:||South East||Wednesday, 6 September 2017 - 9:30am to Friday, 8 September 2017 - 5:30pm|
|2017 CILIP Library and Information History Group AGM||Scotland||Tuesday, 26 September 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm|
|Seminar on the History of Libraries||London||Tuesday, 3 October 2017 - 5:30pm|
|Seminar on the History of Libraries Walk:||London||Sunday, 8 October 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm|
|National Libraries Week Walk||London||Thursday, 12 October 2017 - 6:30pm|