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Latest stories from our sector

coronavirus
Information for library, information and knowledge services looking to manage the emerging impact of COVID-19 and coronavirus.


Updated: 26 March 2020
NSS Launch
CILIP announces the launch of a daily YouTube broadcast featuring book recommendations from professional librarians.
03 April 2020
Facet Publishing announces the publication of Management Basics for Information Professionals, G. Edward Evans and Stacey Greenwell.
26 March 2020


Featured events, training and conferences

CILIP 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
CILIP Copyright Conference

This year’s Copyright Conference is an ideal and unique opportunity for all librarians, archivists and information professionals to update their knowledge and professional practice.

Online | 30 April 2020
Information Literacy Training

Interactive session helping attendees better understand information literacy, critical literacy and digital literacy across different education levels.

Sheffield | 1 May 2020


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The International Institute for Strategic Studies
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Oxford
£48,114 to £55,750
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