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Mentor of the Year Award
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Mentor of the Year Award

 

Congratulations to 2017 CILIP Mentor of the Year Alison Bogle, Library Services Manager for The Health Management Library - part of NHS National Services Scotland.

 

About the award

Every year CILIP seeks nominations for Mentor of the Year,  based on the experiences of mentees who are receiving support from a mentor to expand their knowledge and skills within the library and information sector.

CILIP has over 500 mentors who actively share their time and knowledge to support the career development of others who want to improve their skills and experience.

Advice, support and having a critical friend can make a real difference to your career, from applying for your first job, to taking high-level strategic decisions. CILIP has over 500 mentors who actively share their time and knowledge to support the career development and skills of others. For our mentors, it a chance to share their wisdom and shape their sector.

Every year CILIP seeks nominations for Mentor of the Year,  based on the experiences of mentees who are receiving support from a CILIP mentor to expand their knowledge and skills within the library and information sector. The next round of nominations will open in 2018 and we will call for nominations from anyone receiving support from a mentor who has helped, inspired and guided you; and made a positive impact on your personal and professional development,

 

In a CILIP Mentor of the Year we are looking for somebody:

  • Approachable and accessible.
  • Committed to aiding personal development.
  • Who values and respects their mentees’ professional views.
  • Willing to share the breadth of professional knowledge and understanding they have gained from their experiences across the library and information community.
  • Who is helping or has helped their mentee to develop the confidence to understand and deal with professional challenges.

The award is judged by a panel that will include a representative of CILIP's Professional Development Group and a previous winner of the Mentor of the Year award.

All nominees must be current CILIP members, and currently registered as a CILIP mentor.  

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