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Pre- and Post-Retirement Tips for Librarians
     

Pre- and Post-Retirement Tips for Librarians

by Carol Smallwood
 

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Retirement holds many questions for librarians. Smallwood’s volume offers insight, inspiration, and tips for those already retired as well as those thinking about retiring. A raft of veteran librarians, financial advisors, and other experts address

* Planning for retirement, and how to leave things in good shape for those continuing your work

Overview

Retirement holds many questions for librarians. Smallwood’s volume offers insight, inspiration, and tips for those already retired as well as those thinking about retiring. A raft of veteran librarians, financial advisors, and other experts address

* Planning for retirement, and how to leave things in good shape for those continuing your work
* The pros and cons of taking early retirement, including financial considerations
* How to stay connected to the profession after leaving the job by engaging in part-time work and through professional related activities
* Second careers, community volunteering, travel, staying healthy, budgeting, and other post-retirement activities and concerns

This book helps librarians navigate a smooth passage into retirement.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780838993705
Publisher:
ALA Editions
Publication date:
12/01/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
File size:
930 KB

Meet the Author

Carol Smallwood received her MLS from Western Michigan University and her MA in history from Eastern Michigan University. She is the author or editor of numerous books for Scarecrow, McFarland, Libraries Unlimited, Pudding House Publications, Peter Lang, and others. Some other credits include The Writer’s Chronicle, Journal of Formal Poetry, Detroit News, Instructor, English Journal, and Michigan Feminist Studies. Her novel, Lily's Odyssey, appeared in 2010; she coedited the anthology Contemporary American Women: Our Defining Passages (2009), and she has a short story in Best New Writing 2010. A 2009 National Federation of State Poetry Societies Award Winner and a finalist for the 2009 Eric Hoffer Award for prose, she has experience in school, public, and special libraries and has served as a library consultant. She is also the author of Compartments, a new volume of poetry.

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