This page gives information on how to start a library career; it details career routes, why people become librarians or information professionals, and information on courses.
Association for Information Management careers page includes info about courses and careers in library/information/knowledge management, archive/records management, indexing/abstracting.
A forum and blog list for new professionals in information management
Nice overview of what being a librarian is about, from Guardian Careers
A bi-annual event where librarians, library staff and students discuss their daily working lives.
Quality information about the types of work available in library and information management, from Prospects.ac.uk
List of postgraduate courses accredited by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals
Lots of useful information for anybody interested in pursuing a career in the information sector.
Some case studies of Masters courses in Librarianship
Information about courses, and a day in the life section.
Job profile from lgcareers.com
Find out about careers in archives, archive conservation and records management. Also has information on work experience and postgraduate courses.
Online information gateway for archivists in the UK. Includes a directory of record repositories which you can use to find contacts for work experience.
Careers advice, information and placements with the Archives & Records Association.
Quality information about becoming an archivist, from Prospects.ac.uk
Local government job profile from lgcareers.com \n
To gain an understanding of the various roles within archives, and what they really entail, here are six interviews with professionals currently working in the industry
Information Management & Indexing