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The Resource Straight from the stacks : a firsthand guide to careers in library and information science, Laura Townsend Kane

Straight from the stacks : a firsthand guide to careers in library and information science, Laura Townsend Kane

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Straight from the stacks : a firsthand guide to careers in library and information science
Title
Straight from the stacks
Title remainder
a firsthand guide to careers in library and information science
Statement of responsibility
Laura Townsend Kane
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For library students, paraprofessionals, and librarians who are wondering if they have their ladder against the right wall, Straight from the Stacks fills the need for an up-to-date resource that uncovers the amazing and varied jobs available in the library field. Encompassing both traditional and nontraditional career paths in libraries, this comprehensive and engaging guide makes it easy to get a grip on these and other information science career path questions and see the possibilities! Covering a wide range of Library Information Science professions, Straight from the Stacks offers insiders' perspectives along with plenty of reassurance that career opportunities do exist. Organized by type of institution including public, school, academic, nontraditional, medical/law, and library administration, this useful overview covers the many areas of librarianship and typical jobs in each environment. Firsthand accounts from real-life librarians in a variety of information science disciplines make this career guide come alive, and fifteen sample job descriptions for different niches of information services offer a reality check for those committed to understanding an ever-changing array of possibilities. Tracing career paths, everyday
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kane, Laura Townsend
Dewey number
020/.23/73
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
Z682.35.V62
LC item number
K36 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Library science
  • Information science
  • Librarians
  • Librarians
  • Librarians
Label
Straight from the stacks : a firsthand guide to careers in library and information science, Laura Townsend Kane
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Public librarianship -- School media librarianship/children's services and young adult librarianship -- Academic librarianship -- Non-traditional librarianship : corporate and freelance -- Medical and law librarianship -- Library directorship
Control code
ocm52471886
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xi, 155 p.
Isbn
9780838908655
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2003012800
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)52471886
Label
Straight from the stacks : a firsthand guide to careers in library and information science, Laura Townsend Kane
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Public librarianship -- School media librarianship/children's services and young adult librarianship -- Academic librarianship -- Non-traditional librarianship : corporate and freelance -- Medical and law librarianship -- Library directorship
Control code
ocm52471886
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xi, 155 p.
Isbn
9780838908655
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2003012800
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)52471886

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