Advocacy and campaigns

Library and information professionals contribute to a fair and prosperous society. CILIP works hard to ensure that this is recognised. We do this through our campaigns, our public affairs activity, and our awards and medals promoting best practice.

  • Amy Leon

    Posters: famous faces

    Download posters of famous people who have given their support to libraries.

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    A million decisions

    Our joint campaign with Health Education England for decisions in the healthcare sector to be fully evidence-based. We're calling on government and health service providers to employ and make use of the skills of librarians and knowledge specialists in meeting their obligations under The Health and Social Care Act.

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    Libraries All Party Parliamentary Group

    The All Party Parliamentary Group for Libraries promotes the role of libraries in society and the economy, and examine themes in the wider information and knowledge sector.

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    Libraries Week

    The annual showcase of all the creative, innovative and diverse activities that UK libraries have to offer.

  • CILIP Member Networks supporting Facts Matter

    Facts Matter

    Take a stand with CILIP to champion the value of quality information and evidence for learning, to our economy, to health and healthcare, in democracy and for equal, inclusive communities.

  • CILIP and Fed-IP

    CILIP is working with several partner bodies (including IHRM, SOCITM, BCS) to develop a community of professionals working within or alongside health and care informatics. The Federation of Health and Care Informatics Professionals (Fed-IP) is a registration body that aims to bring like-minded professionals together to develop standards and improve access to health and care services through information and digital services.

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    CILIP library fund

    Donate to the CILIP Library Fund and you can help improve access to information and knowledge, literacy, health, digital inclusion and life chances across the UK.

  • Equity and Excellence

    Our response to the NHS white paper Equity and Excellence.

  • Past Campaigns

    You will find a small selection of CILIP's past campaigns on the right hand menu.