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As of January 2013, SLAINTE will no longer be updated and this website will be an archive of joint SLIC and CILIPS initiatives. For current information about the individual organisations, please go directly to the SLIC and CILIPS websites.

Access and Equity > Introduction

Access and Equity issues have a significant impact on the provision and delivery of library and information services. Equity is a qualitative concept covering issues of justice, fairness, equal treatment, experiences and opportunities.

These issues cut across the sectors and have complex legal and political contexts. This section of SLAINTE gives links to information regarding guidelines useful for the information professional, agencies who deal with access and equity issues and legislation which covers access and equity in the UK.

Scotland's Information Scotland's Information
use our map to find libraries, museums and archives
Research Collections Online Research Collections Online
subject strength listings for the larger general libraries in Scotland
Scottish Library & Information Resources Scottish Library and Information Resources
find a library, librarian, museum or archive
Scottish Distributed Digital Library Scottish Distributed Digital Library
digital collections with Scottish themes
Scottish Collections Online Scottish Collections Network
an online catalogue of collections held in Scottish libraries, museums and archives
Co-operative Information Retrieval Network for Scotland Co-operative Information Retrieval Network for Scotland
a one-stop shop for finding materials held in the collections of many libraries in Scotland
blog blog
following organisational and general library developments
flickr flickr
SLIC and CILIPS image archive
SlideShare slideshare
presentations from CPD events and activities
Twitter twitter
follow our updates on twitter

Send comments, suggestions and queries about SLAINTE to Gillian Hanlon. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 2.5 UK: Scotland License 08-Jan-2013