BBC local radio stations in the UK are partnering with libraries to create “one of the biggest book clubs in the country”.
The use of volunteers in libraries is a “win-win” situation but they should not replace paid staff, culture minister Ed Vaizey has said.
A new nationwide library campaign will hold the government to account over its legal responsibilities towards libraries following accusations of "neglect", "short-term thinking" and "failure... Read more
CILIP members have voted "overwhelmingly" in favour of actively opposing the ‘amateurisation’ of the public library service in England at an a.g.m in London... Read more
CILIP member Andy Richardson has called on the organisation to oppose the “amateurisation” of public library services. Richardson said that allowing library services to be... Read more
Nick Poole has been appointed as chief executive of CILIP, the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals. Poole will begin at CILIP in June.... Read more
Authors have called for Public Lending Right (PLR) to be extended to all e-book loans from libraries. PLR is paid to an author each time... Read more
Jill Colbert has been appointed as the interim chief executive of CILIP, the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals, following the departure of Annie... Read more
The Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) has written an open letter to the Imperial War Museum, expressing concern over the threat to... Read more