Refer Autumn 2014: Joint Issue with YLG London


Table of Contents

Why Children’s Reference Services are Important

Barbara Band, The Emmbrook School and CILIP President 

Engaging Schools for Higher Education: University for the Creative Arts Library & Student Services Engagement Programme

Nick Ross, University for the Creative Arts

More than the Sum of its Parts: Answering Children’s Reference Enquiries

Philippa Rose, King’s School, Canterbury

Taking the Pain out of the DDC

Matthew Imrie, Farringtons School

Conference Updates: Booksellers Conference 2014 and Nosy Crow Conference 2014

Helen Edwards and Jonas Herriot

Opinion: What Publishers Want

James Catchpole, Children’s Literary Agent

Building Tulay: Researching the World of DragonChild

Gill Vickery, Author

Popular Reference Titles: Top 10 by Dewey Category

Jonas Herriot, Richmond Lending Library


Reference Awards 2014

Amanda Duffy – Chair Awards Judging Panel

Report for ISG of the 80th IFLA WLIC held in Lyon, 2014

Jane Weller ISG IFLA Representative and RISS Secretary


Refer, the journal of the Information Services Group of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP), is published three times a year and distributed free to members of the Group.

This is a joint special issue with YLG London on reference services for children and young people

Editors: Helen Edwards and Jonas Herriot

Editorial team: Lynsey Blandford, Thuy Bui

Contact: Helen Edwards 07989 565739;

Copyright © The contributors and the ISG 2014



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