The Library and Information History Group (LIHG) was formed in 1962. It is one of the Chartered Institute for Library and Information Professional's oldest special interest groups and is the only group in the UK specifically devoted to the history of libraries and librarianship.
The LIHG has close links with the scholarly journal Library & Information History. Institutional and individual subscriptions to the journal are available. To purchase an institutional subscription, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit Taylor and Francis Online.
Latest News & Blogs
16 August 2017The CILIP Library and Information History Group are delighted to announce that the winner of the 2017 Library History Essay Award is Nicolas K.
28 June 2017
In Florence, Rome and beyond, these buildings are a feast not only
for book lovers, but for art and architecture enthusiasts as well.
Latest Events & Training
|Date & Time|
|2017 CILIP Library and Information History Group AGM||Scotland||Tuesday, 26 September 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm|
|Seminar on the History of Libraries||London||Tuesday, 3 October 2017 - 5:30pm|
|Seminar on the History of Libraries Walk:||London||Sunday, 8 October 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm|
|National Libraries Week Walk||London||Thursday, 12 October 2017 - 6:30pm|
|External Event: Collectors and the Country House Library||South East||Thursday, 19 October 2017 - 9:30am|