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Latest stories from our sector

Graham Cornish explores three aspects of copyright: what types of material are protected; what actions it covers and how it reacts with those who use the organism.
30 November 2018
Results see Professor Judy Broady-Preston elected as incoming Vice President and Shirley Yearwood-Jackman, Jo Webb and Steve Williams elected to the CILIP Board.
28 November 2018
We library and information professionals stand for freedom of information and freedom of expression; and privacy is essential for citizens to make full use of those rights..
28 November 2018


Featured events, training and conferences

Have you thought about using personas to help understand your user needs or to help define your marketing strategy for a new product or service?

London | 12 December 2018

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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Denbighshire County Council
£28,221 - £30,756 pro rata
The Courtauld Institute of Art
£14,251 pa inc. London Allowance (pro rata £20,957 per annum)
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16/01/2019
Presidential Address

04/03/2019
Information Literacy Teaching for New(er) Professionals in the South West

08/03/2019
CILIP Showcase: Library Management Systems Suppliers Spring 2019

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