News, Events and Updates

Interlend 2018 – help decide the location

The FIL committee managed to narrow down the location of Interlend 2018 to three locations, but we now need your help.

Please follow the doodle poll link and cast your vote to help us decide the location for Interlend 2018.

Each participant gets one vote and we will leave the poll running until the end of October.

Previous locations of Interlend

Please click the top-left icon to see the dates and locations.

Presentation now available for Interlend 2016

Presentations from our speakers at Interlend 2016 are now available  here  – we hope you find them useful!

Book now – Interlend 2016

Booking has now closed

Please note: early bird closes on 15th April.

Programme for Interlend 2016*


Day 1 (27th June)



Registration and refreshments



Sandra DeRoy: Welcome and



Keynote Simon Bullett:  Learn
fast, lean forward: practical deployment of CI thinking, tools and capability
in the Department for Education



Tricia Rey and David Law:  Streamlining document supply across the
NHS in EnglandMore …

Call for speakers


Background:The Forum for Interlending and Information Delivery (FIL) are delighted to confirm that the only UK annual conference specifically for and about the world of inter-library loans, Interlend 2016, will be held at The Best Western Royal Beach Hotel, Portsmouth on 27-28 June, 2016.

As the premier UK inter-lending community conference, Interlend annually attracts around 60-80 interlending staff from all levels of seniority, although it should be noted that a large proportion of our delegates are inter-lending practitioners – library assistants rather than professional grades. They come from all sectors of the Library community, primarily UK based and with perhaps more from HE/FE and Public Libraries than any other sectors. Interlend isMore …