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New Hub for Business Entrepreneurs

A new business hub aimed at inspiring and supporting entrepreneurs and small businesses is open for membership at the Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries.

Dunfermline Coworking Open To Members

Are you a Fife-based entrepreneur or micro-business looking for the perfect office space? Then joining the Scottish Coworking Network Dunfermline...

SLIC Bursaries - CILIPS Conference 2019

SLIC has a limited number of bursaries available for the CILIPS Conference 2019, which takes place in June - apply today!

£450,000 Funding for Scotland's Public Libraries

Nine public library projects in Scotland have received a share of a £450,000 fund to support the transformation and modernisation of services through innovation and creativity.

‘The Next Chapter’ for Libraries

Over the course of the year, SLIC has been working closely with Young Scot on a co-design project involving a panel of young people in creating, designing and delivering recommendations based on their perceptions of libraries.

Research to Explore Value of Mobile Libraries

The Scottish Library and Information Council (SLIC) has commissioned research to examine the value and impact of mobile library services.

SLIF Opens for Bids

The School Library Improvement Fund has opened for a third round of applications with a share of £150,000 available for successful bids.

Six New Library Lab Projects Announced

Local libraries receive share of £65,000 funding for innovative projects.

Research Impact Value Event

Upcoming Research Impact Value event on the 11th of July in Edinburgh.

£450,000 Fund for Scotland’s Public Libraries

Libraries have until the 21st May to submit their applications for the chance to receive an allocation of this year’s Fund.

School Library Fund Opens for Bids

Scotland’s Deputy First Minister John Swinney has launched the second round of bidding for a national funding programme aimed at improving school library services.

Call for Responses: Young Scot Survey

SLIC has been working with Young Scot on a co-design project to gather the views of young people on libraries as part of the refresh of Ambition and Opportunity: A National Strategy for Public Libraries. The co-design project, titled The Next Chapter, is being coordinated in line with the Year of Young People 2018.

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.

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.