Is professional training meeting our changing needs?


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Presentation by Marion Huckle, Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals. Given at the London Museum Librarians and Archivists Group conference "Not Museum Pieces" 10 September 2009.

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  • What are the expectations of the Google generation? (How have recent advances in web applications and utilities, impact on the services information professionals provide?) Do current training programmes deliver the skills required to make the most of emerging technologies and techniques that we now need in the library profession?
  • Is professional training meeting our changing needs?

    1. 1. Not museum pieces? The developing role of archives and libraries in museums. 10 th September 2009. <ul><li>Is professional training meeting our changing needs? </li></ul><ul><li>Marion Huckle, </li></ul><ul><li>Head Qualifications and Professional Development, CILIP </li></ul>
    2. 2. IT and Careers Information Manager; electronic delivery of information, .. reliable functioning of hardware and software systems. … maintaining and developing hardware and software IT systems …electronic information resources. Information and Records Manager, … integrity of the corporate record plan and other metadata structures … enhanced system functionality. Librarian of the Institute of Historical Research .. . innovative services and projects,… digital developments …emerging technologies. Senior Information Scientist;… bespoke searches …implementing software solutions to manage the whole process. Some recent Gazette advertisements
    3. 3. CILIP supports the training and development of LIS workers through: <ul><li>Accreditation </li></ul><ul><li>A programme of continuing professional development activities </li></ul><ul><li>CILIP’s suite of professional qualifications: ACLIP, MCLIP, FCLIP and the Revalidation Scheme </li></ul><ul><li>The CILIP Seal of Recognition </li></ul>
    4. 4. Some current CILIP accredited courses: <ul><li>Robert Gordon University: PG Dip/MSc Electronic Information Management. </li></ul><ul><li>University of Aberystwyth: MSc Econ Information Systems </li></ul><ul><li>University of Glasgow Humanities Advanced Technologies & Information Institute: MSc Information Management and Preservation (Digital) & MSc Information Management and Preservation (Archives & Records Management) </li></ul><ul><li>University of Sheffield: MSc Chemoinformatics . </li></ul>
    5. 5. Topical training & development <ul><li>CILIP Executive Briefing: ‘ Beyond the silos of the LAMS ’ </li></ul><ul><li>CILIP T& D Web & Internet Skills Programme Going beyond Google, </li></ul><ul><li>Using blogs, wikkis and RSS feeds </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter for librarians </li></ul><ul><li>UKeIG for courses, blogs and e-lists </li></ul><ul><li>JISC: How-to Guides on Web 2 technology </li></ul><ul><li>SLIC/MMITS/SCURL/SALCTG Digital futures - adapting to new e-environments : (9th annual e-books conference ) </li></ul>
    6. 6. CILIP’s CPD Audit Sheet <ul><li>CPD Audit Sheet </li></ul>How you applied it in the workplace What you have learned from the activity Activity Date
    7. 7. For more information … <ul><li>If you want to find out more about how CILIP supports and promotes training and development for library and information practitioners visit: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>To find out more about CILIP qualifications and the Seal of Recognition follow the link to ‘Qualifications’ </li></ul>
    8. 8. Happy to help … <ul><li>CILIP Qualifications & Professional Development Department </li></ul><ul><li>Email: [email_address] </li></ul>