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 firstname.lastname@example.org or visit Taylor and Francis Online.
Latest News & Blogs
14 September 2017
The Library & Information History Group is seeking a new Chair to lead the group starting January 2018.
20 August 2017
Are you thinking about attending this year’s Historic Libraries Forum conference on 13 November?
Latest Events & Training
|Date & Time|
|2017 CILIP Library and Information History Group AGM||Scotland||Tuesday, 26 September 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm|
|Library Tour:||Scotland||Tuesday, 26 September 2017 - 2:30pm|
|External Event: Lambeth Palace Library - ‘Remembering the Reformation’||London||Thursday, 28 September 2017 - 6:00pm|
|Seminar on the History of Libraries||London||Tuesday, 3 October 2017 - 5:30pm|
|External Event: Lambeth Palace Library - 'Martin Luther: Renegade and Prophet'||London||Thursday, 5 October 2017 - 5:30pm|