So You Want to Be a Librarian

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Library Juice Press, LLC, 2010 - Business & Economics - 229 pages
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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.
 

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Review: So You Want to Be a Librarian

User Review  - Leann Miller - Goodreads

Obviously by the title one can see what I am striving to become. Even though I have done my share of research on librarianship, it is always nice to read others thoughts also. I really enjoyed So You ... Read full review

Review: So You Want to Be a Librarian

User Review  - Trevor Vass - Goodreads

Provides a great introduction to the world of libraries and librarianship for those contemplating a career in the field. Having recently been accepted to an MLIS program myself, I feel like this book ... Read full review

Contents

Acknowledgments
1
Types of Libraries
11
Types of Jobs
55
Professional Issues
101
Getting the MLS
137
Conclusion
169
Glossary
177
Interviews
183
Index
209
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