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CILIP (Chartered Institute of Libraries and Information Professionals)

CILIP is the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals, a new professional body formed following the unification of the Institute of Information Scientists (IIS) and The Library Association (LA). CILIP's mission is to: set, maintain, monitor and promote standards of excellence in the creation, management, exploitation and sharing of information and knowledge resources; Support the principle of equality of access to information, ideas and works of the imagination which it affirms is fundamental to a thriving economy, democracy, culture and civilisation; Enable its members to achieve and maintain the highest professional standards in all aspects of delivering an information service, both for the professional and the public good. CILIP's new project is to identify copyright and licensing issues that currently hinder digital preservation and looks at whether new legislation will help.

Address:CILIP, 7 Ridgmount St, London
Postcode:WC1E 7AE
Tel:+44 (0)20 7255 0500
Fax:+44 (0)20 7255 0501