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Latest news and blogs from CILIPS, our branches and groups and other guest contributors.

  • Peggy Hughes announced as Chair of Literature Alliance Scotland

    by CILIPS on 24/5/2017

    Category: News

    The Board of Trustees of Literature Alliance Scotland have announced Peggy Hughes as its new Chair. Ms Hughes, who directs Literary Dundee, has a wealth […]

  • Engaging Libraries

    by CILIPS on 2/5/2017

    Category: News

    Applications for the Carnegie UK Trust’s Engaging Libraries are now open. Engaging Libraries aims to support public libraries across the UK and Ireland to deliver creative […]

  • A national school library strategy for Scotland

    by CILIPS on 27/4/2017

    Category: News

    Deputy First Minister (DFM), John Swinney, has given the clearest signal yet that, in recognition of the key role that school libraries have in supporting […]

  • Engaging Libraries

    by CILIPS on 5/4/2017

    Category: News

    The Carnegie UK Trust is launching new pilot programme, Engaging Libraries, in partnership with the Wellcome Trust. The programme offers funding and support to public […]

  • New approach to membership approved

    by CILIPS on 24/3/2017

    Category: News

    Members of CILIP agreed at a special meeting on 23 March that a new approach to membership would start from January 2018. 602 members voted with […]

  • Voices of Scottish Librarians

    by CILIPS on 7/3/2017

    Category: News

    ‘Voices of Scottish Librarians’: the evolution of a Profession and its response to changing times by Ian McDougall Published by John Donald, an imprint of Birlinn (£16.99) Monday […]

  • Campaign highlights ‘crucial role’ of libraries

    by CILIPS on 14/2/2017

    Category: News

    Press Release issued on 14th February 2017 by JK Consultancy on behalf of CILIP in Scotland A national campaign to champion Scotland’s library services in […]

  • South Lanarkshire Council May Reverse School Librarian Cuts

    by CILIPS on 8/2/2017

    Category: News

    The South Lanarkshire Council leader Eddie McAvoy wants to withdraw a number of proposals for reductions in local services including a cut to the number […]