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Tuesday, November 03, 2009

CILIP announces Honorary Fellowships for 2009 (UK)

Contributions to business information services and mobile librarianship have been recognised with Honorary Fellowships from CILIP. They are awarded to Helen Edwards and Ian Stringer.

"Helen Edwards has developed and run an outstanding Business Information Library, made a significant contribution to the literature of business information, and is a major player in the Business School library world internationally"

"Ian Stringer is known in the UK and overseas for his expertise on mobile libraries. He helped set up mobile library services in eleven European countries, worked in Kosovo and Bosnia to help re-establish their public libraries after the conflict, and has been involved in work to supply travelling book boxes to remote regions of Southern Africa"

CILIP awards a small number of Honorary Fellowships each year to recognise distinguished service in promoting the purpose and objects of CILIP as laid out in CILIP’s Royal Charter

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