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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

A new campaign, led by CILIP, the library and information association, is calling on politicians to put local communities at the heart of their election campaigns.



06 November 2019
Libraries, Information and Knowledge Change Lives is CILIP’s commitment on behalf of librarians, information and knowledge professionals to tackle some of society’s most urgent challenges.

23 October 2019
Chulalongkorn University
CILIP is delighted to announce that two courses at Chulalongkorn (Chula) University have been awarded CILIP accreditation.

21 October 2019


Featured events, training and conferences

Library Management System Showcase

Our Library Management Systems (LMS) Suppliers Showcase gives you the chance to talk to the experts on how you can get the most out of your LMS.

London | 15 November 2019
Employer Forum

Join us at the Employer Forum in Leeds and take part in two interactive, informal workshops that focus on diversity and inclusion in the workplace.


London | 26 November 2019
Copyright 2020

This interactive, games-based workshop covers the key aspects of copyright as it relates to library and information staff.


London | 27 January 2020


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RCOG - Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
£29,565 to £31,988
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Salary upon Application
British School at Athens
€36,000
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