Why join the profession?

Library, information and knowledge managers make information accessible and support people in all areas of their daily lives. They make a vital contribution to business, study and recreation. If you work well with people and want to use your knowledge and skills in a wide variety of workplaces this is the career for you.

Career profiles

Chartered members of CILIP share their experiences of how they got started, what their jobs involve, the skills that they use and why a career as a librarian and information professional is uniquely rewarding.

Where could you work?

Library, information and knowledge managers work in wide range of organisations and environments to provide the information that people need to live, work and study. In addition you could be carrying out research, managing staff and projects, teaching, marketing and much more.