The Library and Information History Group (LIHG) was formed in 1962. It is one of the Chartered Institute for Library and Information Professional's oldest special interest groups and is the only group in the UK specifically devoted to the history of libraries and librarianship.
The LIHG has close links with the scholarly journal Library & Information History. Institutional and individual subscriptions to the journal are available. To purchase an institutional subscription, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit Taylor and Francis Online.
Latest News & Blogs
7 December 2016
CILIP's Library and Information HIstory Group is delighted to announce that its 2017 conference will be held at the University of Dundee on Saturday 1 July 2017.
1 December 2016
Radical Collections Conference 3 March 2017
The Library & Information History Group is offering a student bursary to attend the Radical Collections Conference (organised by Senate House Library, Institute of English Studies and Institute of Historical Research) at Senate House, London
Latest Events & Training
|Date & Time|
|Seminar on the History of Libraries:||London||Tuesday, 7 February 2017 - 5:30pm|
|Library and Information History Group Valentines Walk:||London||Monday, 13 February 2017 - 6:00pm|
|Seminar on the History of Libraries:||London||Tuesday, 7 March 2017 - 5:30pm|
|Library & Information History Group Tour: Birmingham and Midland Institute||East Midlands||Thursday, 9 March 2017 - 2:30pm to 5:30pm|
|External Event: Information and Power in History||International||Thursday, 16 March 2017 - 9:00am to Friday, 17 March 2017 - 5:00pm|