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CILIPS Annual Conference 2024 – Sponsors and Exhibitors

CILIPS Annual Conference 2024, Information for All, Sponsors and Exhibitors.

We are delighted to introduce our 2024 Annual Conference sponsors and exhibitors:

Platinum Sponsors


We provide technology solutions which automate transactions and promote efficiencies in UK & Irish libraries and give peace of mind. We have a comprehensive suite of innovative solutions which are developed, integrated and supported by the UK’s largest and most experienced team dedicated to libraries, their employees and users.

As a result, we are uniquely positioned as the largest trusted technology advisor to UK & Irish libraries.


Bolinda is a world-leading audiobook and technology company, publishing the greatest books you’ll ever hear. We are the creators of BorrowBox, a world-first 4-formats-in-1 app, bringing eAudiobooks, eBooks, eMagazines and eNewspapers together side-by-side.

Sponsors and Exhibitors

Askews and 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.

Better World Books

Better World Books logo

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 is a long-established and respected major print, eBook, and multimedia supplier to schools, colleges, and universities. Customers maximise time and cost-efficiencies accessing the largest stockholding outside the U.S through our ordering platform.

EBSCO Information Services

EBSCO Information Services logo

EBSCO offers information resources and technology solutions to help libraries. Providing access to books, eBooks, journals, magazines, and various reference resources alongside user-friendly search platforms, a managed open-source library system (FOLIO) and through our linked-data technology solution (Bibliograph). For more information on EBSCO’s resources, please visit


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.

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.

Lyngsoe Systems

Lyngsoe Systems has been a global leader in electronic logistics control, specializing in RFID technology. We offer libraries efficient automated solutions, trusted worldwide, with 20,000+ installations in 60+ countries, always striving for “Smarter Libraries”.

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.


OverDrive has been the world’s leading digital reading platform for nearly 20 years. We supply ebooks, audiobooks, magazines and streaming media to libraries and schools worldwide.


The logo for Paperboats Writers, with an illustration of a paper boat and text reading 'we will rise -'

‘From this day, I’d rather keep afloat,
like wee folded paper boats,
the hopes of the young folk…
fail them, and I will rise.’

CILIPS24 Keynote Speaker Kathleen Jamie, “What the Clyde said, After COP 26”.

Paperboats is a collective of writers focussed on nature and environment in a time of climate and ecological breakdown. We are Scotland based and global in outlook, adding our voices to a diverse range of ecology-inspired events including Scotland’s Green Libraries Gathering, and we write to affirm the astonishing life of this planet, and how its future may yet be shaped.


The Princh logo, with white text on a bright blue background

Princh is a library printing, copying and scanning solution designed specifically for – and with – libraries. Princh’s unique solution requires no user accounts, and has integrated payment making it easy to print from any device, anywhere.

Scottish Book Trust

Scottish Book Trust is a national charity that believes books, reading and writing have the power to change lives.

University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow Logo

Information Studies offers an exciting programme of research and teaching on the creation, management, and use of information, and the ways knowledge has been created, preserved and communicated from the past to the digital age. 

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