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  • Brian Ashley retires from Arts Council England

    Brian Ashley

    4 September 2017

    Brian Ashley is retiring from his role of Director (Libraries) at Arts Council England in September 2017 and recruitment for a replace

  • Making the case for open licensing in cultural heritage institutions

    Open Licensing for Cultural Heritage by Gill Hamilton and Fred Saunderson cover image jpg

    1 September 2017

    Facet Publishing have announced the release of Open Licensing for Cultural Heritage by Gill Hamilton and Fred Saunderson.

  • What you’re saying about Ethics

    John Trevor-Allen at CILIP Conference

    1 September 2017

    A look at the quantitative results from CILIP's Ethics Survey which received 1,554 responses from information professionals with the blog providing a review of the overall results. 

  • Return to local, not to normal

    Gill Furniss

    31 August 2017

    Update talks to Gill Furniss, shadow business minister and chair of the Libraries All Party Parliamentary Group about what her experience of working with communities and her new cross-party role speaking up for libraries.

  • Making sense of data: West Sussex Life

    West Sussex Life 2017-19

    31 August 2017

    Ellen Gayler explains how a team at West Sussex County Council took a unique approach to presenting local data in a clear, accessible way, helping decision makers at the council to understand at a glance where challenges and opportunities within West Sussex lie, and to make effective decisions accordingly.

  • Sharing learning from an inspiring professional career

    Kathryn Parry and Sue Hodges

    31 August 2017

    Kathryn Parry interviews Sue Hodges, former Director of Libraries and Archives, Bangor University. Sue talks about her career path, and her belief that with confidence and support you can go further than you might think, and achieve the career that you really want.

  • The secret lives of books

    A fore-edge painting. Image courtesy of the Royal Shakespeare Company.

    31 August 2017

    Mareike Doleschal talks about the discoveries, both sad and pleasant ones, that make working with collections of rare and early printed books so rewarding.
  • CILIP Trustee Martyn Wade honoured with IFLA Medal

    IFLA banner

    29 August 2017

    Former CILIP Chair and current Trustee Martyn Wade has been honoured as the recipient of this year’s International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) Medal. 

  • Keynote address to the IFLA Government Libraries Section at the World Library and Information Congress, Wroclaw, Poland

    UN Sustainable Development Goals

    22 August 2017

    CILIP CEO Nick Poole's address to the IFLA Government Libraries Section at the 2017 World Library and Information Congress where he stresses the importance of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals for the library and information community.

  • Get ready for Libraries Week this October

    Rocket Girl for Libraries Week banner jpg

    22 August 2017

    Monday 9 to Saturday 14 October 2017 is Libraries Week. Find out more about how your library can take part.

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