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By Katherine Owen, Margaret Watson

This booklet displays on achievements and offers facts of greater wisdom and abilities underpin many pro and academic skills. construction a portfolio is essential to recording and demonstrating this expert improvement, and is relevant to gaining expert skills provided through CILIP: the Chartered Institute of Library and knowledge pros. This 'how to' advisor presents sensible and transparent suggestion on generating a winning portfolio. Set out in a simple structure, and protecting each one component to a portfolio, the consultant is packed with examples, beneficial tricks and advice, own contributions from profitable candidates, net hyperlinks, and additional interpreting that can assist you improve a top-notch portfolio. This revised version takes account of the alterations to the rules for Certification; one path for Certification applicants, revised overview standards and a brand new own assertion template. beneficial new case reports mirror those adjustments. The chapters contain: CILIP's Framework of skills; the portfolio method; overview standards; reflective writing; curriculum vitae; specialist improvement plans; own statements; helping proof; and, the ultimate steps. Written via a former CILIP President, this ebook is vital for library and data practitioners training CILIP specialist skills: Certification, Chartership, Fellowship and Revalidation - in addition to these starting their first activity within the zone. The e-book may also be beneficial to mentors, employers of library and data employees, scholars of library and knowledge technology, and others attracted to successfully recording their carrying on with specialist improvement.

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Aspx. The criteria for assessment for Certification are: 1 2 3 An ability to evaluate personal performance and service performance. An understanding of the ways in which your personal, technical and professional skills have developed through training and developmental activities and/or through practice. An appreciation of the role of library and information services in the wider community. aspx. Evaluating personal and service performance The first criterion is looking for your ability to evaluate your own performance and that of the service where you are employed.

If you are studying for a higher degree you should also include details of the topic of your thesis. Whether presented as a separate section or not, you should list all training undertaken, including in-house training and courses attended. Remember to give dates. If you are an experienced information professional, applying for Revalidation or Fellowship, and find that this list is very long, you may consider summarizing the information in this section and including a full list as part of the evidence you submit.

The second focuses on your work experience and how you have gained further or different expertise over the qualifying time. The final criterion focuses on CPD other than training, and looks at a range of activities which will have contributed to your growth as an information professional. Many information professionals will already be required to carry out this sort of analysis and evaluation of themselves as part of performance review or appraisal. Assessment The assessment of CILIP qualifications is currently carried out by the Chartership Board and the CILIP Assessment Panel (CAP).

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