A Day in the Life: Career Options in Library and Information Science

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Priscilla K. Shontz, Richard Allen Murray
Libraries Unlimited, 2007 - Business & Economics - 443 pages
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The editors of liscareer.com have assembled 95 authors, each of whom describes a "typical" workday or work routine, sharing joys, sorrows, and annoyances in refreshingly candid fashion. In the process, they offer those interested in finding a similar job exposure to useful skills and advice across a wide variety of traditional and nontraditional jobs. In addition to public, academic, school, and special libraries, consortia, associations, LIS programs, vendors, publishing, consulting, and other non-library fields are also covered.
 

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Contents

Adult Services Librarian
2
Teen Librarian
6
Childrens Librarian
11
Client Services Librarian
16
Multimedia Librarian
20
Electronic Services Librarian
24
Technical Services Manager
29
Rural Library Director
33
Public Access Coordinator Film Archive
229
Librarian Private Social Club
234
Golf Librarian
238
Information Resource Director US Embassy
242
Head Legislative Relations Office Congressional Research Service
247
Information Specialist Government Research Organization
250
Armed Forces Librarian
254
Police Force Librarian
259

Urban Branch Manager
37
Administrator
40
Territorial Librarian
45
Consultant State Library
49
Reference Librarian
54
Reference Librarian at an Overseas American University
59
Reference Librarian and School of Nursing Liaison
64
ReferenceGovernment Documents Librarian
67
Social Sciences and Outreach Librarian
72
Distance Education Librarian
76
Collection Development Librarian
81
Curriculum Specialist
85
Conservator
89
CatalogingTraining Librarian
93
Special Materials Cataloger
98
SerialsElectronic Resources Librarian
103
Ordering Librarian
108
Access Services Librarian
112
GISData Librarian
116
Metadata Specialist
121
Systems Librarian
126
Technology Librarian in a Developing Country
131
Human Resources Librarian
135
Information Literacy Coordinator
140
Head of Interlibrary LoanDocument Delivery Services
144
Electronic Periodicals Manager
148
Head of Information Services
153
Head of Technical Services
158
Library Services Coordinator
162
Learning Resource Center Director
167
University Library Director
171
Private School Librarian
176
International School Librarian
181
Librarian History of Medicine Library
186
Medical Librarian Pediatric Hospital Library
190
Library and Information Officer Nonprofit Health Organization
194
LibrarianVice President Financial Company
198
Technical LibrarianDocument Controller Oil and Gas Company
202
Librarian Internet StartUp Company
207
Director of Library Services Law Firm
211
Law Librarian Private Law Firm
215
Public Law Librarian
219
Librarian Art Museum Library
224
Coordinator of Correctional Libraries
263
Librarian for the Blind and Disabled
268
Internet Trainer
274
Member Support Coordinator
277
Metadata Specialist
281
Knowledge Manager
284
Assistant Professor
290
Visiting Instructor at an International University
294
Director of Sales for North America
300
Sales Coordinator for International and Special Markets
303
Training Resources Manager
307
Cataloger
311
Senior Product Strategist
315
Editor Publisher Author Speaker
320
Assistant Editor
324
Author of Young Adult Novels
328
Indexer
333
Freelance Book Producer
336
Rights and Permissions Manager
340
Electronic Marketing Manager
344
Web Marketing Coordinator
348
Database Librarian
353
Director Library Association
358
Director of Information and Communications Privacy Officer Advertising Association
362
Senior Program Officer Federal Agency
367
Senior Planning and Development Specialist for Library Services Federal Agency
370
Program Coordinator Health Organization
375
Project Coordinator Nonprofit Corporation
379
Personal Librarian
384
Independent Information Professional
388
Consultant Entrepreneur Marketing Manager
392
Senior Program Manager
396
Information Architect
400
Competitive Intelligence Analyst
405
Knowledge Management Specialist
409
Community Evangelist
412
A Day in the Life of Priscilla and Richs Editor
417
Index
421
About the Contributors
429
About the Editors
445
About LIScareercom
446
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