CILIP is the UK’s library and information association. We work to improve services, develop our members’ expertise and champion the sector.

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

CILIP welcomes The Topol Review and is engaging with HEE to ensure the supply of talent and skills needed to develop the healthcare workforce of the future.
13 February 2019
The Information as an Asset report highlights the importance of investing in the management of their organisation’s strategic information assets.
13 February 2019
CILIP CEO Nick Poole looks ahead to a more activist future for CILIP and the library and information profession, standing up for human rights, equalities and diversity.
5 February 2019


Featured events, training and conferences

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

One year after the implementation of the Data Protection Act 2018, librarians and information professionals still need to ensure that their organisations are compliant.

London | 30 April 2019


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Cork Institute of Technology
€46,771 to €57,157
Denbighshire County Council - Cyngor Sir Ddinbych
£27,653 to £30,852
University of Salford
£51,630 to £58,089
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