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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

Nielsen Book sponsor Libraries Week
CILIP is proud to announce 2 year partnership with Nielsen Book including sponsorship of Building a Nation of Readers campaign and Libraries Week.
17 July 2019
Ayub Khan at CILIP Conference 2018
CILIP announces two year Arts Council England funded project international collaboration for public libraries in England.
17 July 2019
Rakuten Overdrive sponsor Libraries Week
CILIP is proud to announce leading digital reading platform Rakuten OverDrive as sponsor for Libraries Week 2019.
17 July 2019


Featured events, training and conferences

CILIP Conference

The CILIP Conference is the annual flagship event for CILIP, bringing together delegates from across the sector to meet, learn and share knowledge

Manchester | 3-4 July 2019

One day interactive masterclass providing a deep dive highlighting examples of good and innovative KM practices.

London | 9 July
Copyright Essentials

Course designed to help participants understand how they can use content created by others and protect and use their own rights.

London | 18 July 2019


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Robert Gordon University
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£30,000
MBRU
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CILIP London July Social

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CKG Mingle (2020 Nominations Event)

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