SLIC Members
The Scottish Library and Information Council has been supporting libraries in Scotland for over 30 years. 

SLIC offers advice, funding opportunities, research and skills development to our members - enriching lives through libraries. our members include all of Scotland’s public libraries, many Further Education and Higher Education libraries, and Specialist Libraries throughout the country.

Why Join SLIC?

We continually work with, and on behalf of, our members to support, maintain and improve library and information services in Scotland. Our focus is on enabling and supporting our members by providing a wide range of professional services to our subscribers.  


Membership Benefits Include: 

  • Two free places per organisation to the annual SLIC innovation Showcase and accompanying AGM.


We Work Together To:

  • Place libraries at the heart of every community, promoting their contribution and supporting innovative, quality services which benefit society.
  • Raise the profile of libraries and information services locally, nationally and internationally.
  • Channel investment in library services, ensuring libraries and library services meet the changing needs of the 21st century.
  • Provide a robust evidence and research base which facilitates best practice.
  • Represent your views to the Scottish Government and negotiate on key UK and European issues which influence library and information services.
  • Develop strategic partnerships with key agencies across the UK and Europe.
How to join SLIC

If you are a library or information services provider in Scotland you may be eligible for SLIC Membership. To discuss the ongoing benefits of membership please get in touch by emailing

Subscriptions are paid on an annual basis.