Library news

CILIP recognition for Hong Kong courses

News image30 October 2015
Two courses at the University of Hong Kong have received CILIP accreditation, recognising that they provide solid preparation for professional practice and a suitable base for anybody entering the library, information and knowledge management profession

British Library chief librarian confirmed CILIP Trustee

19 October 2015
The British Library chief librarian Caroline Brazier will join the trustee board of the Chartered Institute of Library & Information Professionals

INASP/SIAM deal brings free journal access to 1,350 institutions

19 October 2015
An agreement between the international development charity INASP and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics will provide access to SIAM journals in 16 African and Asian countries at no charge

CILIP pro-Conservative tweet raises members' hackles

8 October 2015
Something of a twitterstorm has erupted following a tweet from CILIP (Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals) that appears to show support for government policies on libraries

ProQuest scholarly content now discoverable in Google Scholar

18 August 2015
The full text of ProQuest scholarly content including journals and working papers is now indexed in Google Scholar, enabling Google Scholar users to seamlessly discover and access ProQuest collections