CILIPS Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals in Scotland
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Meet our Members

Library and information professionals work in a wide range of sectors including

  • Academic & Schools
  • Government
  • Health
  • Industrial & Commercial
  • National Libraries
  • Not for Profit
  • Public Libraries

CILIP in Scotland has reached out to librarians and information professionals from a wide variety of positions and asked them what they do on a daily basis and how they got into that type of roll. Read below for some librarians and information professionals explaining what it is they do. This page will be updated regularly with new posts from our members.

Read the blog contributions here:

Curious about the different roles librarians and information professionals may have and what qualifications are needed? Visit the CILIP page about job roles. Looking to see what career opportunities are available in different sectors? Visit

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