What is an IIP?
Independent information professionals go by many names: researcher, freelancer, contractor, consultant, knowledge manager, content developer, and more.
What IIPs have in common is the ability to provide timely, accurate, and actionable information, analysis, design, review, and strategy to a diverse set of clients across a wide range of sectors—and they typically do this on a project, retainer, or hourly basis.
The Internet has been a big enabler of independent careers. So has AIIP, where experienced info entrepreneurs share networking, business development, and research tools and techniques.
AIIP has a lot to offer at any stage of an IIP career. We invite you to explore this site to learn more about:
Learn about the AIIP Mentoring Program in this webinar from April 2015. This unique program is only available to AIIP members and is one of the most valued benefits for new IIPs.
Find out from mentors and mentees what it's all about.
"Thanks for the collegiality, the wit, the shared work and experiences, and the ongoing never ending support. You are one of the most generous, knowledgeable, enjoyable collections of professionals it's ever been my privilege to know."Risa Sacks, Risa Sacks Information Services