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CILIP welcomes publication of Sanderson Review of Public Libraries

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CILIP welcomes publication of Sanderson Review of Public Libraries CILIP has welcomed the publication of the findings of Baroness Sanderson of Welton’s Independent Review of Public Libraries, announced today at an event at the House of Lords attended by our CEO, Nick Poole.

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Urgent appeal: protect funding for public libraries at risk

CILIP

Urgent appeal: protect funding for public libraries at risk CILIP is the leading industry voice championing and representing library and information professionals across the United Kingdom, guided by our Royal Charter to develop and improve library and information services, and as a Charity to act in the public good.

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Protect funding for public libraries at risk

CILIP

Protect funding for public libraries at risk In this election year it is more important than ever to bring libraries into the public and political spotlight as central government cuts council budgets across the country. The Libraries at Risk Monitor builds on the Know your Rights campaign, which has been running since 2023.

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The best of times, the worst of times for public libraries

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The best of times, the worst of times for public libraries Isobel Hunter, CEO of Libraries Connected, discusses how the sector is demonstrating its best innovation while facing its worst financial crisis. ISOBEL Hunter became the first Chief Executive of Libraries Connected in 2018.

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SCONUL supports Green Libraries

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SCONUL supports Green Libraries The Society of College, National and University Libraries (SCONUL), has joined the Green Libraries Campaign as a partner organisation. Lisa McLaren, Deputy Director at SCONUL, said: “SCONUL is delighted to join the Green Libraries Campaign as a partner organisation. Become a sponsor!

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Central and local must government to come together and safeguard the future of our libraries

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Central and local must government to come together and safeguard the future of our libraries The current regulation and oversight of library services in England means that the Government is failing in its duty of accountability to the taxpayer and in its specific duty of sector development and improvement.

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Invitation to tender: Anti-Racist Library Collections training for Wales NEW DEADLINE

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Invitation to Tender - Anti-Racist Library Collections training for Wales Content Developers needed for the Anti-Racist Library Collections project. There is scope to develop one, two or three anti-racist library collection modules that will form a program of training for public libraries across Wales.