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Wikimedian in Residence: Hidden Gems & Community Heritage

Our Wikimedian in Residence Sara Thomas gives us a whirlwind update in this week's SLIC blog, giving us the highlights of her first few months with the Scottish Library and Information Council.

New 'One Card' pilot launched

A new ‘One Card’ library card was launched today giving library users across five different local authority areas access to over 120 libraries.

SLIC Events Season

On the SLIC blog this week our Funding and Events Manager Lorna Watt talks about our busy events season and the opening of our annual Innovation and Development Fund.

Apply to the SLIC Innovation & Development Fund

We are now actively seeking Innovation and Development Fund applications from our member libraries throughout Scotland.

Farewell SLIC

In his final week with the Scottish Library and Information Council Gordon Hunt talks about his time as Chair of SLIC and current developments in Scottish libraries.


The Scottish Library and Information Council has been shortlisted in the Film Society of the Year Awards for its innovative Film Education in Libraries project.

Wikipedia's #1lib1ref

Librarians throughout Scotland are being encouraged to celebrate Wikipedia's 17th birthday this January by taking part in its annual #1lib1ref campaign.

Community Connections

In this month's PLIF Blog Gillian Hamilton from East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure Libraries talks about their successul Community Connections project.

Internet Librarian International 2017

This week SLIC's Head of Policy & Projects Gillian Daly talks about her recent trip to Internet Librarian International in London.

Enriching Lives Through Libraries

With Libraries Week now in full swing SLIC CEO Pamela Tulloch talks about 'enriching lives through libraries'

EDLC Creative Community Hub

This month for the PLIF blog Gillian Price from East Dunbartonshire Leisure & Culture Trust (EDLC) talks about their Creative Community Hub project.

School Library Developments

SLIC's Head of Policy & Projects Gillian Daly talks this week about the new School Library Improvement Fund and the latest developments for school libraries.