Tagged: CILIP

'YA and children's books deserve to be judged separately'

Fiona Noble argues for the introduction of separate YA and Children's Carnegie medals.   Read more

Wikipedia founder joins CILIP's fight against 'fake news'

Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales has backed CILIP's campaign to challenge political parties and candidates to fight against "fake news" and run fact-based campaigns in the... Read more

Government considers intervening in Swindon and Lancashire library closures

The government is considering holding a public inquiry into Lancashire's controversial plans to shut 28 of its libraries - the first time it will have... Read more

Lords urged to make 'positive intervention' in decline of libraries

Libraries body CILIP has urged peers to intervene in the declining library service ahead of a debate in the House of Lords today on libraries and... Read more

Riddell, Peet and Rosoff make Carnegie and Kate Greenaway shortlists

Children’s Laureate Chris Riddell is in the running to win a record-breaking fourth CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal after being shortlisted for this year’s prize, while... Read more

All-white Carnegie longlist controversy prompts CILIP 'review'

CILIP will launch an independent review of its Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals following the controversy that was sparked by its 2017 Carnegie Medal longlist,... Read more

CILIP 'stealth' rebrand sparks complaints

Libraries membership body CILIP has changed its logo and rebranded to 'CILIP, the library and information association', although members have criticised the lack of consultation... Read more

CILIP fends off criticism over lack of BAME authors on Carnegie longlist

CILIP has responded to criticism about the diversity of its Carnegie Medal longlist - which features no BAME authors - saying that while it "acknowledges and... Read more

Library usage falls nearly 30% since 2005

In a sector rife with closures and cutbacks, public library usage among adults has declined by almost a third since 2005, according to new government... Read more

Fresh fears for libraries as councils face £5.8bn funding gap

Fresh fears for the future of libraries have emerged with the revelation that local councils are facing a £5.8bn spending gap by 2020. Read more

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