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Publisher Comments:

Librarians tend to love their work and consider librarianship a great career. This book is by a talented librarian who wants to introduce people, especially people searching for the right career, to the profession. It answers such questions as: What do librarians do? What are the different types of libraries and professional jobs in libraries? What are librarians all about and what hot issues do they discuss in their professional lives? What do I do to become a librarian? What are some important things to know once I'm in a masters program in library science? This book is an essential introduction to the profession for someone who is at the point of choosing a career.

Synopsis:

"Provides information about librarianship as a career, including types of libraries, types of jobs within libraries, professional issues, and educational requirements"--Provided by publisher.

Table of Contents

Introduction ---- I. Types of Libraries. 1. School media centers --- 2. Academic libraries --- 3. Public libraries --- 4. Special libraries --- 5. Overview --- 6. Organizations ---- II. Types of jobs. 1. Public service --- 2. Technical Services and Collection Management --- 3. Technology --- 4. Administration --- 5. All in one --- 6. New positions --- 7. Organizations ---- III. Professional Issues. 1. Librarians and libraries --- 2. Libraries and communities --- 3. Intellectual freedom and intellectual property --- 4. Technology --- 5. Advocacy --- 6. Issues in librarianship ---- IV. Getting the MLS. 1. Finding programs --- 2. Preparing for programs --- 3. While in school --- 4. Summary --- 5. Further information ---- V. Conclusion. 1. Possible challenges --- 2. Information science --- 3. The profession of librarianship ---- Appendixes.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781936117291
Publisher:
Library Juice Press
Subject:
Library science - Vocational guidance -
Author:
Pressley, Lauren
Subject:
Education : General
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
October 2010
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English

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