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Health Libraries Group Conference 2021

 Export to Your Calendar 22/04/2021 to 23/04/2021
When: 22/04/2021
Where: Macdonald Aviemore Resort
Cairngorms National Park
Aviemore, ---  PH22 1PN
United Kingdom
Contact: Carol Stevenson

Online registration is available until: 09/04/2021
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Health Libraries Group Conference 2020



Not your average day in the office. And not your average conference either.
Are you ready for a conference experience like no other? A warm welcome awaits you at this unique venue in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park. 



Wednesday 21st April 2021: Travel and check in to your chosen accommodation. Welcome drinks reception for all attendees 7.00pm.

Thursday 22nd April 2021: Conference Day 1. Gala Dinner for all attendees 7.00pm.

Friday 23rd April 2021: Conference Day 2. Dinner for Gold and Silver package attendees at an onsite restaurant of their choice.

Saturday 24th April 2021: Check out of your chosen accommodation and travel home.


Download the event brochure here.


About the conference

Every attention is given to ensuring that you leave refreshed, relaxed and ready to implement immediate change in your workplace.  Come and immerse yourself in the exchange of best practice in health information provision, whilst discovering the latest technologies and making career-long connections with +350 fellow library professionals from all health sectors across the UK. Clear your mind of the day-to-day and let Scotland’s ancient highlands give your ideas the space to grow.

As a biennial conference designed for so many different sectors, the programme will encompass a multitude of areas but most notably will feature:

·      The role of the librarian in ever-changing technological landscapes

·      Partnership working with other sectors

·      Wellbeing and resilience

·      Improvement and innovation

·      Patient and public involvement

·      Summarising and synthesising

·      Health information literacy

·      Quality, impact and metrics

·      Costing and streamline services: doing more with less

·      Building networks, relationships and influence


You asked – we’ve delivered…

You asked us to make local overnight stays easier and cheaper to book – no problem, we’ll do it for you!  A Gold conference pass now includes 3 nights in 4★  accommodation, breakfast, conference pass, conference lunch and refreshments, drinks reception on Wednesday, gala dinner on Thursday plus dinner on Friday in a resort restaurant of your choice. It is all arranged for you, everything included. No more having to work out the cost of accommodation and individual meal expenses on top of a conference pass. Of course, other packages are available including Conference-only.

You asked us for greater access to more amenities - the resort is geared entirely towards you having the best conference experience ever with everything in one place: 3 hotels and 18 woodland lodges, a world-class conference centre, multiple onsite restaurants, the Aviemore Activity Centre including leisure pool, soft play and activity rooms perfect for families, an 18 Hole Championship Golf Course, even a cinema and shopping complex! 

What’s more, this beautiful resort is extremely accessible whether delegates are travelling by car, train or plane.
Aviemore Train Station is just a few minutes’ walk away. Direct trains operate to and from Glasgow, Edinburgh, Inverness, the South and London. In fact, London is just 7.5 hours away - work (or sleep!) on the train and be here before you know it!
If you prefer to fly, you’ll be pleased to discover there are direct flights to Inverness from major London airports, Birmingham, Manchester, Belfast and Amsterdam. The resort is just a picturesque 40 minutes’ drive from the airport and CILIP HLG will arrange a shuttle bus service for you.


Further information

For any further information, including sponsorship opportunities, please contact the event manager Carol Stevenson, of Novus Marketing and Event Management, at You can follow #HLG2021 for updates on Twitter from either @NovusMEM or @CILIPHLG.


With thanks to our sponsors

Dinner Sponsor:

Springer Nature -


Badge Sponsor:

Mark Allen Group -


Bag Sponsor:

Tomlinsons -


Signage Sponsor:

Emerald Publishing -


Premium Exhibitors:

Wiley -

Wolters Kluwer -

F1000 -

Elsevier -



Thieme Publishing -

Third Iron -

Applied Network Solutions -

Sage Publishing -

Proquest -



Cochrane -

Jama Network –

RCNi -


FG Library & Learning -

McGraw-Hill -


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