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Thing 10 – Graduate Traineeships, Masters Degrees, Chartership, Accreditation (23 Things)

23 Things’ blog post focusing on vocational traineeships in library work [Last checked: 30/11/20]

Researcher’s Corner: Comparative Employability of ALA and CILIP Accredited Degrees (Hiring Librarians)

Research project comparing UK and US library qualifications [Last checked: 30/11/20]

3 quick tips for CILIP revalidation

After going through the process of revalidating her Chartership, Eva Thackeray shares three tips. [Last checked: 30/11/20]

Revalidation, or an information professional’s CPD is never done

Explanation of revalidation process by Emily Hopkins [Last checked: 30/11/20]

Revalidation: a work in progress

Explanation of revalidation process by Matt Holland [Last checked: 30/11/20]

Future Library and Information Professionals (FLIP) Network

Are you an aspiring librarian? Are you currently a graduate trainee or paraprofessional considering an LIS degree? Are you wanting to become a professional in the information sector but not sure how to get started? If you said yes to any of these, then FLIP is the network for you. [Last checked: 30/11/20]


Ruddock, B (2012) The New Professional’s Toolkit, Facet Publishing 

This practical toolkit will be your guide towards career success and fulfilment as you make your way in the information sector. [Last checked: 30/11/20]

Social Media


Twitter hashtag used to discuss CILIP Chartership issues [Last checked: 30/11/20]



The skills you need for the government jobs of tomorrow: 100 places to learn for free. From leadership and communication to data and digital, these courses and resources will get you where you need to go [Last checked: 30/11/20]

CILIP Accredited Qualifications

A list of institutions providing courses accredited by CILIP  and links to accredited and international qualifications [Last checked: 30/11/20]

CILIP Graduate Traineeships

Information on graduate traineeships from CILIP [Last checked: 30/11/20]

CILIP  Apprenticeships

CILIP website focusing on apprenticeships in  library work [Last checked: 30/11/20]

Libraries Connected

A list of toolkits and e-learning resources for people who work in or with libraries. [Last checked: 30/11/20]

CILIP Starting a Library and Information Career

Whatever your background, there is a role in the library, information and knowledge management community for you. Here is some advice on how to get started. [Last checked: 30/11/20]