We have updated our cookie policy to reflect recent changes in the UK/EU law concerning the use of cookies and tracking technologies. We use cookies on this website (including the page you are currently viewing) to ensure that the site functions smoothly and to help us understand how we can improve it. If you continue without changing your settings, you are agreeing to receive all cookies from the SLA website.

or view our cookie policy to find out more

Show Menu | Show Sidebar (Login/Search)


the Travelling Librarian Award

ESUCilip Logo2Run in partnership with the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals, the Travelling Librarian Award builds relationships between library and information professionals in the UK and their counterparts in the US and across the Commonwealth through a professional development study tour. 

The award of £3000 covers flights and some accommodation. Normally the visits last 2-3 weeks and take place during the autumn. The successful candidate is free to put together their own programme of visits (although help and advice is available). Where possible, the recipient is encouraged to take up hospitality with ESU branches in the US and international ESUs across the Commonwealth. 

The full list of Commonwealth countries.   


To be eligible to apply, candidates must be:

a) UK library and information professionals and;

b) a member of CILIP at time of application.

The deadline for applications is : MONDAY 27 APRIL 2015

For more information and to apply please visit www.esu.org/travellinglibrarian

0 Comments · Add a Comment


Log In


If you tick this box, you will not need to log in again on this computer. For full details please click the Help link above.


@uksla on Instagram

@uksla on Twitter