A collective voice for literature and languages in Scotland

School Librarian Duncan Wright and author and CILIPS Vice President Theresa Breslin with the document that highlights the role of school librarians in the promotion of literature, literacy and more. PIC: PHIL WILKINSON

School Librarian Duncan Wright and author and CILIPS Vice President Theresa Breslin with the document that highlights the role of school librarians in the promotion of literature, literacy and more. PIC: PHIL WILKINSON

The main annual conference for librarians in Scotland that includes talks on the promotion of reading and reader development. PIC: PHIL WILKINSON

The main annual conference for librarians in Scotland that includes talks on the promotion of reading and reader development. PIC: PHIL WILKINSON

CILIPS (Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals in Scotland)

CILIP in Scotland is the Scottish affiliate of CILIP, the leading professional body for librarians, information specialists and knowledge managers.

The organisation has over 1,300 members and provides advocacy and support for library and information professionals throughout the country. CILIP in Scotland (formerly Scottish Library Association) was set up in 1908 and affiliated with CILIP (Library Association) in 1931, retaining its own constitution and separate governance arrangements. Registered as a Scottish charity and within CILIP is responsible for all policy, financial and operational matters relating to its internal affairs and for those professional matters solely affecting the operation, development and promotion of library and information services in Scotland.

The work of CILIP in Scotland is overseen by a Trustee Board and carried out at grassroots level through our branches.

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