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New Voices

New Voices gives current, or recently graduated, LIS students and new career professionals the chance to share their perspectives. The aim is to create a space where those new to the profession can connect with and support each other through sharing experiences and advice. View all New Voices submissions here.

Blog submissions should be around 300-600 words long and can be on any topic – see below for some suggestions to get you started:

  • Student placement experiences
  • Advice for managing the heavy workload of an LIS course
  • Doing an ILS course as an online/distance learner
  • Advice on networking/getting to know people in the field
  • Advice on looking for a job
  • Your experience of starting your first post
  • Graduate traineeship experiences
  • Your experience of/advice for moving away for a new job
  • Your experience of/advice for moving to Scotland to start an LIS course or new job

The New Voices blog is run by the CILIPS Students & New Professionals Community. If you are interested in submitting a blog, we would love to hear from you. Email to send us a submission or if you would like any more information. Alternatively, you can DM us on Twitter @CILIPS_SNPC.

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