FIL Membership Benefits

FIL (the Forum for Interlending and Information Delivery) is the organisation for the interlending community run by the interlending community.  FIL aims to provide a forum for all topics relating to interlending and document supply, including the exchange of best and emerging practice, training and development opportunities.

Annual membership is just £75 (institutional), £50 (personal) or £30 (retired/unwaged) per year, which opens the door to a host of excellent member benefits including:

  • Exceptional value for money and discounted attendance at our events
  • Sponsored places at UK and Worldwide interlending events
  • A dedicated members only JISCmail list for discussions and queries
  • Facilitated access to interlending colleagues from across the UK
  • Best practice guidelines
  • Web updates giving news and developments
  • FIL@British Library days
  • Access to the only UK annual conference (Interlend) dedicated to interlending and document supply
  • The FIL Journal
  • Social networking, including Facebook and Twitter

In addition as an organisation FIL:

  • Provides the pre-eminent UK source of guidance, opinion and reference for interlending and document delivery
  • Hosts a dedicated and regularly updated website
  • Maintains close links with the British Library and other key related organisations such as the International Federation of Library Associations (Interlend Section) IFLA and ILL systems suppliers
  • Encourages the sharing of best practice, inviting domain experts to speak on our events programme and submit to our journal
  • Raises the profile and advocates the importance of interlending staff and service nationally and internationally

For more information or how to join FIL please contact our Membership Secretary or complete the online form.