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SLIC and CILIPS publish information affecting information professionals working in Scotland.

Access and Equity
This section contains guidelines and information on current legislation relating to access and equity within a library context.
Continuing Professional Development
Details of the CILIPS CPD programme, including information on forthcoming events, can be found in this section.
Equality and Diversity
This section includes an overview of policy and legislation as well as a practical toolkit and examples of good practice.
Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act
This area contains details of how this legislation affects the library and information sector.
Inclusive Services
This area is designed to provide up-to-date information about materials and resources which can improve the accessibility of library services.
Information Literacy
This comprehensive toolkit was produced by a CILIPS working group composed of information professionals directly involved with developing information literacy. The framework can be used to support the implementation of new courses or to develop existing learning programmes.
Intellectual Property Rights and Copyright
This area provides an overview of IPR and, more specifically, copyright. It includes sections on copyright legislation, copyright and electronic resources, licensing and how copyright privileges affect library and information services.
Reader Development
This section contains details of reader development initiatives and examples of best practice, as well as a selection of useful links.
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
delicious delicious
library and information bookmarks
SlideShare slideshare
presentations from CPD events and activities
Twitter twitter
follow our updates on the micro-blog
YouTube YouTube
SLIC and CILIPS videos

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 16-Jul-2009