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CILIPS Annual Conference 2023 – Sponsors and Exhibitors

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We are delighted to introduce our 2023 Annual Conference sponsors and exhibitors:

Platinum Sponsors


For over 50 years, Bibliotheca has worked with libraries worldwide. Across Scotland we’ve partnered with customers to provide best in class Self-Service, Security, eBooks and Open+ solutions, backed by local support and dedicated Account Management.


Bolinda digital is an innovative market leader and expert in the library market, providing high quality eContent via BorrowBox: its unique, customer-branded digital solution and service, and the world’s first fully functional library app.

Sponsors and Exhibitors

Askews & Holts Library Services Ltd

The Askews & Holts Library Services logo, with blue text and a blue and red letter A.

Askews are committed to providing an exceptional service and have the broadest range of stock available, allowing us to offer our customers rapid and accurate supply, making us the first-choice supplier for public libraries.

Axiell ALM Ltd


Axiell logo.

Axiell provides software and services for Libraries, Archives and Museums. Our solutions help our community of customers to manage their collections, encourage reading, preserve cultural heritage, improve learning and increase engagement with the public. Come and speak to us about your Library Management Requirements and to see our modern cloud based LMS.

Better World Books

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Better World Books is a for-profit socially minded business that collects and sells books online with each sale generating funds for literacy initiatives around the world.

Browns Books


Browns Books logo.


Browns Books are a respected major book and eBook supplier across the UK. Customers maximise time and cost-efficiencies with the largest stockholding outside the U.S through our ordering platform and eBook platform

Facet Publishing

Facet Publishing.

Facet Publishing, the commercial publishing and bookselling arm of CILIP, is the leading publisher of books for library, information and heritage professionals worldwide. The Facet brand is recognised as the home of quality content for the information professions and they publish a range of titles for practitioners, researchers and students with authorship from some of the leading minds in the field.

FG Library & Learning

FG Library & Learning - Complete, inspired design solutions.

FG Library & Learning are the UK’s leading manufacturer and supplier of library shelving and furniture. With over 20 years’ experience, we are experts in our field and our team truly understands library design.

From the initial brief through to the design and installation, we ensure your vision becomes a reality, on time and on budget.

Historic Environment Scotland

Discover millions of images, sounds and films from HES Online Collections – Scran, Canmore, the National Collection of Aerial Photography, Britain from Above and ScotlandsPlaces.

Innovative, Part of Clarivate

Innovative, part of Clarivate.


We accelerate libraries’ impact on the world by helping libraries provide better experiences to their communities across the globe. For wherever and however patrons connect with your library, Innovative helps you deliver an intuitive and exciting library experience to patrons, staff, and donors, whether in the library or online.

Insight Media Internet Limited

Insight Media is a leading library technology partner in the UK for the provision of library PC booking solutions, print payment and release, wireless printing, Wi-Fi authentication, and self-service kiosk software services.

Integratis Consulting

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Integratis Consulting were founded in 2014, and are an independent consultancy that specialises in a range of services, including Sport, Leisure and Cultural Services, Spatial and Data Analytics, Strategy/Business Planning, Corporate Governance, Community Engagement, Programme Evaluation and Project Assurance, Business Case/Feasibility Studies, and Project Management.

With a long track record of success working with Local Government and other public sector bodies, as well as Sport, Leisure and Cultural Trusts, Integratis offers a robust, rigorous and methodical approach to help organisations bring their ideas, hopes and ambitions to life in a sustainable and community-engaging way. Integratis takes pride in its ability to deliver key outcomes that positively impact communities and other stakeholders.

Lyngsoe Systems


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Lyngsoe Systems’ ambition is to help libraries save time on material handling with smart library solutions. We provide solutions within automated material handling, self-service equipment, and intelligent material management systems.

National Library of Scotland

The National Library is Scotland’s largest reference library, committed to working with library and information professionals across the country. Please visit our website below to learn more about all that NLS has to offer.


Extend beyond your physical walls by offering ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, and streaming media. With millions of premium titles, OverDrive has the largest digital catalog for libraries.

Royal Observatory Edinburgh (STFC)

UKRI Science and Technology Facilities Council.

STFC Public Engagement shares incredible science and technology happening in Scotland (including at the Royal Observatory Edinburgh) and beyond. Partnerships help us to reach new audiences, highlight the daily relevance of science and promote scientific literacy.

Scottish Book Trust

Scottish Book Trust is a national charity that believes books, reading and writing have the power to change lives. Every year, we deliver our world-class programmes and annual awards to well over two million people. From introducing books and storytelling to pre-school children to inspiring and empowering adult readers and writers, we believe it’s never too early – or too late – to begin a magical journey with words.

Scottish Library & Information Council


The Scottish Library and Information Council is the independent advisory body to the Scottish Government on library and information related matters. We lead development in the library sector, monitor standards of provision and promote development. We also regularly undertake research, promoting innovation and a greater understanding of the library and information sector in Scotland.

Wheeler’s ePlatform LTD

ePlatform digital libraries

ePlatform is a leading digital lending platform, offering schools flexibility and freedom of choice. ePlatform provides a cost-effective extension to your school library with 24/7 access to an extensive range of eBook/audiobook titles.

Competition Sponsor


LOTE4Kids is a database of over 2500+ picture books in 55+ World Languages to help libraries engage culturally and linguistically diverse families in their communities. ALL kids should have the opportunity to enjoy books and learn language through the magic of storytelling.

LOTE4Kids are sponsoring our exhibitor competition that will be running during the event. In addition to this they are offering public libraries the chance to win a free 6 month subscription –



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