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

  • Libraries for Privacy Toolkit

    by CILIPS on 14/8/2018

    Category: News

    Working with SLIC, CILIPS and the Library Freedom Project, alongside library staff and technologists from the UK and the US, Scottish PEN has developed a toolkit to offer practical guidance […]

  • CILIP and CILIP in Scotland sign new working agreement

    by CILIPS on 31/7/2018

    Category: News

    CILIP, the UK’s library and information association, and CILIP in Scotland (CILIPS), the Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation for members in Scotland, have signed a new […]

  • Retiral of CILIPS Director

    by CILIPS on 26/7/2018

    Category: News

    CILIPS Director, Catherine Kearney, is to retire from her post on 27th July. Cathy, who has worked with CILIPS for the past 15 years, said […]

  • ​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 […]