A Day in the Life: Career Options in Library and Information Science (2020)

A Day in the Life: Career Options in Library and Information Science Priscilla K. Shontz A Day in the Life Career Options in Library and Information Science The editors of liscareer have assembled authors each of whom describes a typical workday or work routine sharing joys sorrows and annoyances in refreshingly candid fashion In the process they
  • Title: A Day in the Life: Career Options in Library and Information Science
  • Author: Priscilla K. Shontz
  • ISBN: 9781591583646
  • Page: 132
  • Format: Paperback
A Day in the Life: Career Options in Library and Information Science Priscilla K. Shontz The editors of liscareer 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,The editors of liscareer 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.Many people, not just those new to the field of Library and Information Science, are curious about their career options The editors of LIScareer 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 This is a perfect guide for library and information science students, prospective information professionals, new librarians or anyone considering a career change.
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One thought on “A Day in the Life: Career Options in Library and Information Science

  1. L

    As I continue through my re reads after all my MLS coursework, this book was a delightful glimpse into the lives of 96 librarians information professionals, including those working in public, academic, school and special libraries, as well as consortia, associations, LIS programs, vendors, publishers, consultants, and even some non library fields My eyes are opened to the wealth of opportunities available to use a MLS degree, and even some opportunities to combine my HR and MLS competencies into [...]

  2. Emily

    Really, this is like 2.5 stars It s not that I didn t like it, it s definitely a helpful book It has tons of chapters about different types of librarians, each written by a librarian Each little section is about 3 pages long which makes it easier to read since it looks enough like a textbook to make you wary But it was nice to see the selection of types of librarians This is definitely the kind of book that you reference and read only the chapters you re interested in which is what I did.

  3. Alohatiki

    Covers a lot of interesting jobs in the library world, some you have never heard of I think it did a good job giving a realistic view of how the job works And it seems like as a profession we all have too much to do and too little time to do it.

  4. Laura

    Great overview of a variety of ways to use a MLIS with some helpful resources after most descriptions of positions.

  5. Misha

    Great chapters written by Public Librarians, Academic Librarians, Librarians in Publishing like Entertainment Weekly a job I totally envy , and in Nontraditional settings Very cool.

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