CILIP is the UK’s library and information association. Established under Royal Charter as the Library Association in 1898, our mission is to “put library and information skills and professional values at the heart of an equal, democratic and prosperous society”.

We exist to promote the interests of the library, information and knowledge management profession, to support the development of our sector and to help our members succeed in their chosen career.

You can find out more about our work at http://www.cilip.org.uk