CILIP is conducting this confidential survey of members and non-members to learn how COVID-19 is impacting on your work as a librarian, information or knowledge management profesional. Your responses will be used to inform our dialogue with Government and employers and to help us strengthen our support for the profession during this period of disruption.

All replies will be held in confidence and no identifying data will be shared with any 3rd party. This data is being collected solely for the purpose of ensuring that our COVID-19 response is evidence-based.

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* 1. Are you currently a CILIP member?

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* 4. Which best describes your current circumstances?

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* 5. What is your current salary range?

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* 6. If you are on furlough:

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* 7. If you have been re-deployed:

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* 8. If you have been re-deployed, what is your current role/focus?

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* 9. Do you have any underlying conditions which place you at severe risk of COVID-19 (e.g. diabetes, cardiovascular/hypertension, respiratory, cancer or other immuno-suppressed conditions)?

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* 10. What support (if any) has your employer provided to facilitate your current working arrangements (such as access to equipment, training, mentoring or other professional support)?

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* 11. Has your employer taken steps to support your mental health and wellbeing during the current disruption?

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* 12. If you answered 'yes' to the previous question, please describe the mental health and wellbeing support your employer has provided

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* 13. If your employer has put specific support in place for your home commitments (childcare, shielding, caring responsibilities, volunteering) please briefly describe these.

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* 14. How has COVID-19 impacted your service?

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* 15. Please describe how COVID-19 has affected your service

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* 16. Are you being asked to provide support beyond your pre-COVID role (such as helping colleagues use remote working technologies or providing other kinds of remote support for users)? If so, what?

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* 17. How confident are you that your service will recover quickly post-COVID?

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* 18. What 3 issues, concerns or challenges are top of mind for you personally and professionally in the next 3 months?

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* 19. What 3 issues, concerns or challenges are top of mind for you personally and professionally for the next 12 months?

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* 20. Thinking about your own CPD, how do you think you will be more or less likely to engage in the following activities once the disruption of COVID-19 has passed?

  Less likely to do this No change More likely to do this Don't know
Informal online CPD (such as blogs/social media)
Attending webinars
Attending online events and conferences
Attending virtual training events
Subscribing to a MOOC or other self-directed e-learning course
Attending face-to-face events and conferences
Attending face-to-face training sessions
Undertaking formal qualifications alongside your work
Registering or re-validating for Professional Registration

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* 21. COVID-19 has been a time of considerable stress and personal loss for many. Once we are past this period of disruption, will there have been any learning or experiences that you will use to improve services or your own practice in future? If so, what?

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* 22. Would you like to suggest anything that you would like CILIP to do in order to support you during COVID-19?

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* 23. The following questions are intended to help us understand the impact of COVID-19 relating to diversity, equalities and inclusion. We understand that many people are not comfortable divulging this information in surveys and there is no obligation to respond to Q23 through 28. Any information you do share will be kept in strict confidence.

At birth, were you described as:

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* 25. Please refer to the pre-amble to question 23 before responding. Again, there is no obligation to share this information if you do not wish to do so.

Which of the following describes how you think of yourself?

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* 26. If you answered 'in another way' in Q25 and would like to say more, please do so here.

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* 27. Which of the following best describes how you think of yourself? 

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* 28. What is your age?

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* 29. Is there anything else you would like to tell us relating to the impact of COVID-19 on your work as a librarian, information or knowledge professionals that is not addressed in this survey?

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