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Career development tips for library and information professionals. Presented by Emily Allbon at CILIP's New Professionals Day, 10 Oct 2014 http://www.cilip.org.uk/cilip/events/cilips-new-professionals-day-2014

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  • 1. Make yourself a must haveand go placesEmily AllbonCity University London@lawbore

2. Me BA Literature Library trainee at IALS, MSc Info Science Corporate v academia? City University London Lawbore GDL, MA Academic Practice new start? 3. Read!http://ftcorporate.ft.com/sla/ 4. Tip No.1 Gain a good understanding of theWHOLE business 5. Tip No.2 Dont limit yourself to library stuffLalalalalanot interestedin anythingelse 6. Crossovers,convergences,the spacesbetween are allvital! 7. Tip No.3Developnew skills 8. Tip No. 4 Communicate withoutsiders Think as broadly asyou can aboutnetworks For me, this wasstudents, alumni,academics, lawyers inpractice, tech people,journalists,publishers 9. Tip No. 5Find a thing thats yours aka carve out a niche 10. Tip No. 6Raiseyour profile 11. Where might you go? 12. Credits Must have button by ntr23https://www.flickr.com/photos/ntr23/4314683942 Orange by Beta-J https://www.flickr.com/photos/beta-j/4432637412/ Lalalala..I dont wanna hear this by Hilde Skjolberghttps://www.flickr.com/photos/hebe/2512086374/ Mind the cracks by Peter Hhttps://www.flickr.com/photos/peterphotographic/6776814799/ One and other morris dancing by Feggy Arthttps://www.flickr.com/photos/victius/4038527642/ Walpurgisnacht fireball by Margaret Wommackhttps://www.flickr.com/photos/margaretmeloan/2444999231 1952 LIFE Magazine by hastingsgrahamhttps://www.flickr.com/photos/31472241@N03/3447822689/ Alien by kreezzalee https://www.flickr.com/photos/repoort/134730464/ Pumpkin carving by Kenny Louiehttps://www.flickr.com/photos/kwl/5127099146/ Levitation 3 by Curtis MacNewtonhttps://www.flickr.com/photos/curtismacnewton/14230097792/ Blue vintage suitcase by Kristen Taylorhttps://www.flickr.com/photos/kthread/3495877554/