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Top Tips: Continued professional development

Continued professional development (CPD) is defined as intentional maintenance and development of the knowledge and skills needed to perform in a professional context (CPD Standards Office, 2015: online). Luke Stevens-Burt … Continue reading

February 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

Top Tips: Literature Searching

This set of top tips was a collaborative effort between Emily Hopkins (Knowledge Manager at Health Education England, North West) and Amy Finnegan (NLPN and Assistant Information Specialist at NICE). … Continue reading

November 7, 2016 · 2 Comments

Top Tips: Chartership

~~Please note this blogpost was written in 2016 and therefore may contain inaccuracies due to changes in the Chartership process. Please contact CILIP for up-to-date information on professional registration. ~~ … Continue reading

October 24, 2016 · 4 Comments

Top Tips: Bursaries

Applying for Bursaries might seem daunting as a New Professional but they are an excellent way to attend conferences and events that are often financially out of reach. With the help … Continue reading

October 15, 2015 · 5 Comments

Top tips: Applying for a job – From searching to settling in

NLPN Starting your job search: Consider what you want: Is there a specific sector you want to work in? Are you able to work part-time or cover maternity leave? Are … Continue reading

May 11, 2015 · 1 Comment

University of Sheffield’s iSchool – Careers advice.

Recently I, along with Katheryn Oxborrow (Victoria University of Wellington) & Tom Kistell (Sheffield Hallam University) spoke to a group of students at Sheffield’s iSchool about careers an general advice on … Continue reading

December 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Top tips: Starting a library and information post-graduate qualification

If you have just started a library or information course (BA, BSc, MSc, MA, PGDip etc.) then you might find the following tips from Library and Information post-graduate alumni useful. They’ve … Continue reading

September 27, 2014 · 2 Comments

Top Tips: ‘Mastering’ your MA/MSc Dissertation

As we are all dissertation survivors, we have decided to share our tips to help you join us on the other side! Siobhán: 1. Break it down into sections (and … Continue reading

July 8, 2013 · 7 Comments

Top Tips: From Start to Finish – The Graduate Trainee Experience

It’s that time of year again when Graduate Traineeships are advertised via Cilip and when current Graduate Trainees have to weigh up their experience and decide if Librarianship is a career worth … Continue reading

February 21, 2013 · 5 Comments

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