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

  • ​Moray School Librarian named Scotland’s Library and Information Professional of the Year

    by CILIPS on 6/6/2018

    Category: News

    Elgin Academy Librarian, Shelagh Toonen, has been named as ‘Scotland’s Library and Information Professional of the Year’ at the Annual Conference of the Chartered Institute […]

  • “Folly of the highest order”

    by CILIPS on 1/6/2018

    Category: News

    This was the reaction of Larry Flanagan, General Secretary of the Education Institute of Scotland, to a newspaper report that Borders Council is to replace […]

  • Budget decisions in Midlothian and Moray

    by CILIPS on 14/2/2018

    Category: News

    Midlothian and Moray Councils have confirmed their budgets following public consultations. CILIPS were pleased to note that Midlothian Council rejected a proposal to close branch libraries […]

  • 4-4-2 Reading Challenge

    by CILIPS on 12/2/2018

    Category: News

    Scottish Book Trust and the Scottish Professional Football League Trust have joined up with 14 SPFL clubs and over 200 local libraries, to encourage primary […]

  • Entries open for the CILIP Libraries Change Lives Award

    by CILIPS on 6/2/2018

    Category: News

    Entries are open for the UK’s annual award that recognises innovative library and information projects that have a positive impact on their user communities. The […]

  • A National Strategy for School Libraries – Chair appointed

    by CILIPS on 31/1/2018

    Category: News

    Scotland’s first School Library Strategy is set to begin development and a Chair has been appointed to lead this. Martina McChrystal, Director of Library Services at […]

  • Election Results Confirmed

    by CILIPS on 1/12/2017

    Category: News

    Following the recent nominations process and election we are pleased to announce that the following people will join our Board: Vice-President: Yvonne Manning, Principal Librarian […]

  • New ‘One Card’ pilot launched

    by CILIPS on 20/11/2017

    Category: News

    A new ‘One Card’ library card was launched on the 17th November giving library users across five different local authority areas access to over 120 […]