NLPN

A network for new and aspiring library professionals

Tag Archives: first professional post

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

Should a post-graduate qualification be an essential pre-requisite for a professional library post? The argument in favour.

I have started this post several times. In fact, this post should have been available to read a while ago, but I have been stalling. Why? I find the current … Continue reading

November 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Should a postgraduate library qualification be an essential pre-requisite for a professional library post? The argument against.

The current system of mandating a postgraduate qualification for all entrants into the profession is failing in a number of respects. I feel I have to preface this argument slightly … Continue reading

November 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Interview: Penelope Dunn – Academic Liaison Assistant

Can you tell us a bit about your background? How did you first become involved in the library and information profession? I decided that the library and information profession was … Continue reading

January 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Interview: Sophie Rollason – Faculty Assistant Librarian

Can you tell us a bit about your background? How did you first become involved in the library and information profession? I did ancient and medieval history at undergrad (one … Continue reading

December 21, 2012 · 1 Comment

Interview: Ruth Smalley – On-Line Librarian

As a network we find it important to include our members to ensure that it is a network in the true sense of the word, rather than just us four … Continue reading

August 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

Siobhan’s First Professional Post – School Librarian

I’ve just started my First Professional Post (FPP) as a school librarian (I’m not going to name my employer on here).  I hadn’t considered school librarianship as a career path, … Continue reading

July 23, 2012 · 4 Comments

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