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Career Opportunities in Library and Information Science
     

Career Opportunities in Library and Information Science

by Allan Taylor, James Robert Parish, Nancy K. Roderer (Foreword by)
 

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Whether you're a student or a professionals ready for a career change, you'll find in this invaluable book everything you need to know to start an exciting career or alter the direction of your current career in library and/or information science.

An estimated 500,00 people work in some 130,000 libraries across the country, according to the American Library

Overview

Whether you're a student or a professionals ready for a career change, you'll find in this invaluable book everything you need to know to start an exciting career or alter the direction of your current career in library and/or information science.

An estimated 500,00 people work in some 130,000 libraries across the country, according to the American Library Association. Librarians and information professionals also work for corporations, nonprofit organizations, and consulting firms, and in fields as diverse as medicine, business, law, and government. In 70 career profiles, Career Opportunities in Library and Information Science details more than 85 jobs in this field, including

Business Librarian

Government Archivist

Medical Librarian

Database Administrator

Serials and Acquisitions Librarian

Information Services Technician

Information Architect

Knowledge Engineer

Data Miner

Records Manager

Information Broker

Library Aide

Throughout the book, the reader will find a quick-reference Career Profile for each job summarizing its notable features, a Career Ladder illustrating frequent routes to and from the position described, and a comprehensive text pointing out special skills, education, training, and various associations relevant to each post. Appendixes list educational institutions, periodicals and directories, professional associations, and useful industry Web sites.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816075478
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/01/2009
Series:
Career Opportunities Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
392
Sales rank:
919,811
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

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