Tag Archives: CILIP

Campaign to support Natalya Sharina: FAIR joins with CILIP and Amnesty International

(5 May 2017, Canberra) The Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) and Freedom of Access to Information and Resources (FAIR) have joined the call and are asking library and information professionals to support a campaign urging the release of librarian Natalya Sharina, who is currently under house arrest in Moscow. ALIA and FAIR are in […]


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cilip selects Top 6 library and information stories from September 2016

(27 September 2016) cilip has collected  some of the interesting, contentious and important library and information stories that were discussed around the world this September. They include  data and the role of librarians; and copyright and hyperlinks. Click here to see all six with comments and links.


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The University of Hong Kong joins the ranks of CILIP accredited Learning Providers

(30 October 2015) CILIP has announced that two courses at the University of Hong Kong have received CILIP accreditation, recognising that they provide solid preparation for professional practice and a suitable base for anybody entering the library, information and knowledge management profession. The Master of Science in Library and Information Management (MSc LIM) and the […]


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Essential new guidelines for secondary school libraries

(28 April 2014) CILIP, (UK) through their publishing arm Facet Publishing, have announced the release of the third edition of The CILIP Guidelines for Secondary School Libraries. School libraries are an integral part of the educational process. CILIP champions the difference that school libraries and librarians make; improving children’s literacy, encouraging a love of reading […]


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Why can’t libraries lend ebooks? European-wide petition calls for change

(23 April 2014) As World Book Night returns for its annual celebration of books and reading on 23 April, the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) and European counterparts EBLIDA have announced a European-wide petition calling for changes to copyright law so public libraries have the same right to lend eBooks as they […]


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