LIBEX international library and information job exchange


Useful links and resources 

Links to information about LIBEX

  • Benefits of LIBEX

    Some of the potential benefits of library work exchanges to exchange participants, employers and line managers are summarised.

  • Exchange reports

    Individuals who have already made an exchange are often a useful source of advice and guidance. Take a look at the exchange reports to see some examples.

  • LIBEX tips and advice

    A list of pointers and tips which may be helpful to you when considering an international exchange

Links to key information about job exchanges

Information on this page has been organised under four broad headings:

  • the exchange
  • practicalities and formalities
  • Library Associations
  • working abroad
The list is not exhaustive but should direct you toward some of the key information you may need. The links are provided with a UK based audience in mind, although several sites may also be useful to people coming to the UK. Anyone coming to the UK should see the Home Office website for information on requirements for non-UK nationals on staying in the UK.


Please address all enquiries about LIBEX to CILIP (

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