CILIP members have access to a great range of resources and support. Explore the benefits of CILIP membership here. If you have a question or can’t find what you’re looking for, let our membership team know.
Your career support
Develop your skills and professional knowledge
Access online courses through our Virtual Learning Environment and get support to develop your career on our Careers Hub.
Save £100s with free access to abstracts and full text journal articles covering a broad range of library and information topics. Access Sage and ProQuest journals from our website and explore the range of publications from our Special Interest Groups.
In an increasingly competitive world it’s essential to stand out. Invest in your skills and demonstrate your competence through Certification, Chartership and Fellowship. Take your membership to the next level.
I’m thrilled to be the recipient of the Aspire Award 2018, which has enabled me to attend this conference. Frequent chance is an inevitable part of any new professionals life, and it’s conferences like this that can carry us through, we can go forward feeling supported.
Discover practical information, resources and support to help you demonstrate your professional value with our impact toolkit. We’ve got tools to help you with everything from stakeholder management and analysing impact through to advocating and influencing.
CILIP plays an important role advocating for information management and libraries nationally, and part of that process is being in touch with decision makers and with policy makers. ~It's really good to have a network of people who are involved in that kind of activity and talking to people regularly who are making policy.
David Haynes, Research Fellow City University CILIP Conference 2018
Your help and discounts
Free legal helpline
Our partners at Law Express are on hand to provide you with free confidential and practical legal advice.
Why would you recommend other people join CILIP? "It is an absolutely excellent professional support for me particularly working outside of the UK and I also thoroughly enjoy the networking opportunities and I think the resources online are absolutely excellent for going through fellowship.
Kirsty Crawford, Programme Director, Libraries Unlimited at British Council, CILIP Conference 2018
Just for Leaders
Our Leaders Network members have access to unique, specialist resources to support you on your leadership journey.
Engage with other leaders via our online community and attend exclusive networking receptions, briefings and seminars across the UK.
Take full advantage of your complimentary Affiliate membership of the Chartered Management Institute. Access their comprehensive management and leadership toolkit, as well as our own specialist online resources.
Gain key insights into the areas that matter with our Webinar programme. Explore the world of leadership with our series of interviews with leaders across the profession. Access tailored news, information and analysis with the Leaders Network Quarterly.