Library news

Kate Arnold becomes CILIP vice president

News image27 January 2016
Kate Arnold has been confirmed as vice president of the Chartered Institute of Library & Information Professionals in 2016, and will become president in 2017

CILIP launches 2016 call for papers

26 January 2016
The Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals has launched a call for papers ahead of the CILIP Conference 2016

Access to Research project to continue

7 January 2016
A initiative aimed at giving public library users free access to 10 million academic articles will be continued following its early success

Emerald Egyptian initiative creates 'world's largest digital library'

21 December 2015
Emerald Group Publishing has signed a four-year agreement to provide Egyptian citizens with access to Emerald content via the Egyptian Knowledge Bank (EKB) project, thereby creating what the two protagonists are describing as the largest digital library in the world

OCLC signs up University of Sheffield

9 December 2015
The University of Sheffield has become the first institution in the UK to select OCLC Sustainable Collection Services, the analysis tools and services aimed at helping university libraries make more informed decisions about managing print resources