CILIPS Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals in Scotland
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CILIPS President

Margaret Menzies

CILIPS new President is Margaret Menzies, Library and Information Services Manager in Scottish Borders.

After receiving her PGDip in Librarianship Margaret began her career as a trainee librarian with Dunfermline District Council, at the Central Library in Abbot Street. After three years in Dunfermline, Margaret  gained her Chartership and was appointed by West Lothian District Council to the post of Branch Librarian in Bathgate where she remained for 18 years, as a branch librarian, a Staff and Stock Manager and latterly as an Area Manager, before moving to Scottish Borders Council as Library Services Manager in 2000.

Margaret joined CILIP at library school, and served on the CILIPS East Branch committee for approximately 20 years.