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.

£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.

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.

Trustees' Week - a blog from Alison Stevenson

To mark Trustees' Week, this week's blog features SLIC trustees. Alison Stevenson discusses how she got involved with SLIC and her experiences as a board member.

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.

It’s Showcase Time!

Showcasing some of the amazing projects that have been taking place in libraries across Scotland.

Competition Call-Out: Wiki Loves Libraries

On this week's blog, SLIC's Wikimedian in Residence talks about how you can get involved in our Wiki Loves Libraries competition.

School Libraries at the Scottish Learning Festival 2018

On this week's blog, we have a summary of a great two days at the Scottish Learning Festival with SLIC's exhibition volunteers.

Get Inspired at the Scottish Learning Festival 2018

On this week's blog, we have a special post on this year's Scottish Learning Festival from a couple of librarians who will be volunteering at SLIC's exhibition stand.

New Initiatives at Glasgow University Library

This week on the blog, we hear from our newest board member, Susan Ashworth, about recent work and future plans to develop the Library's role at the University of Glasgow.

A Lifelong Love of Libraries - A word from our Chair

This week on the SLIC blog our Chair talks about his first year in the role