SLIC Members

The Scottish Library and Information Council supports over 540 libraries and information services countrywide. For 25 years SLIC has continually offered funding, research, advice and skills development – driving innovation in libraries for the benefit of society.

Our members include all of Scotland’s public libraries, many Further Education and Higher Education libraries and specialist libraries throughout the country.

You can view our full membership list or search for contact details of specific libraries on our membership map.

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.