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Latest stories from our sector

A look at how the Reading Agency's Quick Reads is looking to challenge the issue of literacy.




24 February 2020
CKG longlist reveal
The 2020 longlists for the prestigious CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals, the UK’s oldest book awards for children and young people, are revealed.
20 February 2020
EMMA
Eleanor Catton talks to us about her journey in adapting the well-known and loved book, her relationship with books and reading and passion for libraries.

10 February 2020


Featured events, training and conferences

Blockchain Briefing

Half-day event explaining the nuts and bolts of blockchain technology and considering the ways it is being used currently and how it might be used in the future.

London | 27 February 2020
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 | 20 March 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 London Library
£45,090 to £53,116
Christ's College Cambridge
£23,067 to £26,715
City of London
£35,090- £39,680
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Blockchain Briefing 2020

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UKeiG CPD Workshop: Open access, open monographs, open data, open peer review

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