Association of Library and Information Professionals of the Czech Republic (Svaz knihovníků a informačních pracovníků České republiky, SKIP in Czech) is a non-profit professional organization of librarians and information professionals. It was established in 1968, dissolved in 1970 due to a political situation in the former Czechoslovakia (so called normalization) and re-established in 1990 after the Velvet Revolution. SKIP has both individual and institutional members (libraries and information institutions). Structure of the SKIP consists of headquarters and 11 regional committees. The mission of SKIP is to improve the standards of library and information services, to increase the profession’s prestige, to establish suitable conditions for the development of libraries and information institutions and to represent interests of the Association’s members. The association publishes the quarterly newsletter Bulletin SKIP.