Carnegie Library Lab: Open for Applications

In this week’s SLIC blog, Rachel Heydecker from the Carnegie UK Trust talks about exciting opportunities for librarians with the new round of Library Lab open for applications.

Getting the Right Information Every Time

In this week’s SLIC blog, Jane Milne (Customer Services Manager at Midlothian Council and Health and Wellbeing Lead for Public Library Strategy) and Dr Ann Wales (Programme Manager for Knowledge and Decision Support, Scottish Government Digital Health and Care Division) reflect on the crucial part libraries are playing and can play in improving health and wellbeing.

Glasgow Libraries - Community Language Engagement

On the PLIF blog this month Sally Clegg, Principal Librarian with Glasgow Libraries, talks about their successful 2017 PLIF project which looked at breaking down barriers some non-English speaking library customers face.

Nominations Sought for 2018 LILAC Awards

This year’s Librarians’ Information Literacy Annual Conference (LILAC) will take place in Liverpool from 4-6 April. Aimed at librarians and information professionals particularly interested in information literacy, LILAC also hosts two awards, with nominations currently open.

Coming Soon, Co-working at the Library

On the SLIC blog this week, Head of Policy & Projects Gillian Daly talks about exciting new opportunities to develop co-working hubs in Scottish libraries.

Chair Appointed to lead School Library Strategy

Martina McChrystal, Director of Library Services at the University of Glasgow, has been appointed as Chair of the National School Library Strategy Advisory Group.

Public Libraries Join Forces With NHS

Scottish public libraries could play a key role in improving the health and wellbeing of the population.

A Helping Hand

In the SLIC blog this week our Administration & Finance Officer Anand Ferguson talks about just some of the projects and initiatives he’s currently working on.

EDGE2018 Programme Announced

The EDGE2018 programme has been announced, ahead of the development event in March for those with an interest in libraries and information.

Video Vibes

This week on the SLIC blog our Content and Communications Officer Karen Pepin talks about the power of online videos and how variety can help spread the word.

SLIC Sponsor Next Library Conference Place

Are you running an inspirational library project you want to shout about? Then a trip to the Next Library Conference in Berlin, courtesy of SLIC, may be for you.

Media and PR Tender Invitation

SLIC is looking to appoint a supplier to support its Media and Public Relations activity. The deadline for tender submissions is Monday, February 12th.