Membership

Annual Subscription Fee

Membership annual fees to be part of the Group are currently set at £20.00 (covering January to December).

There is a discounted student/unwaged Membership annual fee currently set at £10.00.

Individuals are welcome to join the SLLG at any time.

You might like to view our short guide to the levels of membership recognised in the SLLG, to see which is suitable for you.

 

Membership Benefits

The SLLG is the only group catering specifically for law information professionals in Scotland. 

It is for anyone, anywhere, with an interest in Scots law information.

Members of the Scottish Law Librarians Group enjoy being part of a vibrant professional and social sphere where they can share an interest in resources and information services within the field of Scots Law.

Members take pride in being part of what is the major voice in the legal information services sector in Scotland: never ceasing in advocating the importance and value of professional library and information management in the legal environment.

The Scottish Law Librarians Group is a community of combined experiences, shared resources and professional camaraderie regardless of any member's employment position, service or qualification.

 

Our members benefit from:

Peer support
• A vocational group of colleagues
• Networking events creating valued contacts
• Shared experiences leading to support in the workplace
• Swapping of best-practice and advice for services
• Dedicated online members' forum and group lists

Professional development
• Customised training for law information role requirements
• Events and online platforms to engage with current awareness
• Group supported quick roundtable discussions to explore services and ideas
• Group supported opportunities to share learning and develop skills
• Member bursary scheme towards training and conference costs

Relevant sector news
• Group online platforms for sector news and information
• Group online platforms for latest employment opportunities (finding or advertising)
• Social networking for potential word-of-mouth awareness

Wider sector engagement
• Group hosted vendor and customer forums
• Guided visits to information services to provide interest and transferrable ideas
• The group works with BIALL and SWOP seeking opportunities for SLLG members

Social Activities
• Informal events where discussions are encouraged to flow in all directions

An active committee
• The committee exists for the members and strives to be:

  • Approachable for suggestions and feedback
  • Supportive to all members who want to be active in the group
  • Providing of a group which Scots law information professionals want to be involved in