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CILIP Conference 2016: Scott Bonner shows us what libraries do best.

I was lucky enough to attend the recent CILIP Conference in Brighton on 12 and 13 July 2016.  Thanks to the CILIP Multimedia and Information Technology (MMIT) group who provided me with a bursary to attend. I am a member of CILIP and the MMIT group is one of my special interest groups (SIG). I have been a member of CILIP for a year now, and this was the first time I made real use of my membership.

Aside from reading the CILIP Bulletin, newsletters and updates, I'm ashamed to admit,  I've not explored in-depth the many things available to me as a member. There are a lot of bursaries available through the SIGs for members to attend conferences, so if you're toying with the idea of joining then this is certainly one advantage to becoming a member and a good way to dip your toe in the water.

One of my main motivations for wanting to go to this conference was to hear keynote speaker Scott Bonner of Ferguson Municipal Library. Ferguson Municipal Library was awarded Library of th…

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