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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

The CILIP-led ‘trailblazer’ group has successfully wonapproval for an Apprenticeship Standard for the library and information profession.
16 January 2019
Guide to changes in CILIP's new and improved online PKSB tool.
11 January 2019
We want to wish all our members, supporters and partners a Merry Christmas and happy and prosperous new year.
20 December 2018


Featured events, training and conferences

Naomi Korn talks about what you should be thinking about next for data protection (GDPR) and compliance.

Webinar | 23 January 2019

The showcase gives you the opportunity to talk to the experts on how you can get the most out of your library management system.

London | 8 March 2019

Update your knowledge about crucial copyright and licensing related issues and developments.


London | 2 April 2019


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Foreign & Commonwealth Office
£27,402
The House of Lords
Starting Salary (Band HL7) £37,500 per annum
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ARLG North East Visit to the St Peter’s Library, University of Sunderland

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Visit to the Henry Moore Institute Library

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