The Society of Chief Librarians has agreed to partner with CILIP, the library and information association, to develop an ethical framework regarding commercial partnerships following... Read more
The Society of Chief Librarians is recruiting its first chief executive as it makes the transition from private company to registered charity.
Libraries in England have reported that loans of mental health self-help books have increased by 97% under the Reading Well Books on Prescription scheme.
Libraries have a "major" role to play in welcoming refugees, CILIP has said following the government’s announcement that 20,000 people will be arriving in the... Read more
Two library associations – the Society of Chief Librarians (SCL) and the Association of Senior Children's and Education Librarians (ASCEL) - have taken issue with... Read more
Publishers must shape their own policies on allowing their titles to be digitally loaned in libraries, according to Publishers Association c.e.o. Richard Mollet. His comments... Read more
Neil MacInnes has been announced as the president-elect of the Society of Chief Librarians (SCL), taking over the post in June 2016. MacInnes is the... Read more
Pilots carried out into remote e-lending from libraries have found that e-books accounted for less than 5% of library loans, with footfall to libraries and... Read more
Libraries minister Ed Vaizey has said he is “keen” on the idea of creating a national libraries framework, and urged senior librarians to contribute to... Read more
Connect Books m.d. Justin Adams has said a more “sustainable” model is needed for the library supply chain. Adams, who has led the company since... Read more