Ethics and values are placed at the centreis of CILIP's Professional Knowledge and Skills Base (PKSB). They should underpin the work of practitioners in the sector.
Ethical principles will include legal requirements but extends to expectations of professional behaviours (shared with other professions) and specialist practice (what would pertain only to a library, information or knowledge professional). CILIP has developed a set of Ethical Principles for Library, Information and Knowledge Professionals.
The PKSB is your map of the knowledge and skills in the library, information and knowledge professions. Use it as a self-assessment tool for professional development and to demonstrate your unique skill set to employers. It is also a framework for skills analysis, staff training and development plans.
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We've collected together some of the interesting, contentious and important library and information stories that were discussed around the world la
Scott Bonner’s library in Ferguson, Missouri, became the focus of worldwide attention in the aftermath of civil unrest over the police shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown. Scott will be a keynote speaker at this year’s CILIP Conference and here he talks to Update’s Rob Green about the lessons he learned and how the library and its staff helped unite a broken community.