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A New Look for Troon Library

Part of Troon Library has been refurbished into new office space thanks to the Scottish Coworking Network, a brand new network of library coworking spaces.

Without Information Literacy Civilised Society is Doomed

This week on the SLIC blog our Information Literacy Project Manager Amanda Joykin talks about the importance of IL.

Mental Health & Wellbeing Collection - Clackmannanshire

On the SLIF Blog this week librarian Philippa Smith talks about Mental Health and Wellbeing Collection Development in Clackmannanshire School Libraries.

Gorbals Employability & Young Entrepreneurs Hub

In this month's PLIF blog Ruth Hunter from Glasgow Libraries talks about the Gorbals Employability & Young Entrepreneurs Hub.

PLIF & How good is our public library service?

This week on the SLIF blog our Business Support Officer for Public Libraries talks about PLIF and the HGIOPLS framework.

The Library Love Podcasts

This week on the PLIF blog Tanya Milligan from Falkirk Community Trust talks about the Library Love Podcast project which has attracted thousands of listeners in the last two years.

Engaging people through “Engaging Libraries”

This week on the SLIC blog Rachel Heydecker, Policy and Development Officer with Carnegie UK Trust talks about their Engaging Libraries programme which funded two projects based in Scotland.

Supporting SLIC Members

This week on the SLIC blog CEO Pamela Tulloch talks about the different ways SLIC supports our membership including funding opportunities and bursaries.

Book Connections: Intergenerational Reading Through SLIF

In the first blog concentrating on the School Library Improvement Fund (SLIF) Aberdeen City Libraries talk about their successful Book Connections project which used Intergenerational Reading at Dyce Academy to improve reading levels and self-confidence.

Real Futures - A PLIF project

This month's Public Library Improvement Fund blog is written by Yvonne Barclay from Aberdeen City Libraries, Project Manager of Reel Futures.

Our Year Ahead

In this week's SLIC blog Head Of Programme Lindsey Henderson talks about the exciting year ahead and what's in store for Scottish libraries.

1Lib1Ref 2019

Get involved in 1Lib1Ref - Wikipedia's annual campaign to get more librarians involved in editing Wikipedia.

Referencing Week at the University of Strathclyde: Space ships and oil rigs, LEGO® and laughter

During the recent, and first, Referencing Week at the University of Strathclyde Library, students learned important lessons about how and when to reference and they did so with smiles on their faces. How? By using LEGO® bricks. In this week's blog, Faculty Librarians Sarah Kevill and Lorna McNally explain how it worked.

Libraries "perfect" venue for quality gigs - this week's blog

With the latest round of awards from SLIC’s Public Library Improvement Fund (PLIF) announced yesterday, this week's blog is from Inverclyde Cultural Services Manager Alana Ward, highlighting the successful Library Live project, which previously received PLIF funding.

Trustees' Week - a blog from Ken McKinlay

To mark Trustees' Week, this week's blog features SLIC trustees. Here, Ken McKinlay outlines the changing role of the trustee.

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