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Library Science: Statistics & Job Resources

Tips, techniques & links to help you find answers for your research papers & projects

Statistics

Job Resources

Electronic Mailing Lists

   Run by the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA).

Web Sites

   Combining job ads from American Libraries and C&RL News , as well as other information from ALA's Human Resources Development and   Recruitment office.
   Extensive links to listings of LIS jobs. Browse by region of the country or by type of library/information setting.
   An employment advertising service of the Missouri Library Association.
   From the Association of Research Libraries (ARL).
   Advice & articles about library careers, interviewing, salaries, getting started, and more.
   A community of information professionals working together to help you find a job
Library Science List
   Site includes articles about LIS careers, library science programs, and more.
   Includes links to job directories, interviewing tips, and more.

Career Related Books

To find resources with career advice, search the catalog by Subject heading: Library Science – Vocational Guidance OR Information Science - Vocational Guidance.  Here are a few examples of what you will find:

The New Infomation Professional:  Your Guide to Careers in the Digital Age (2010)

The Librarian's Career Guidebook (2004)

A Librarian's Guide to an Uncertain Job Market (2011)

Straight From the Stacks : A Firsthand Guide to Careers in Library and Information Science - ebook & print (2003)

How to Stay Afloat in the Academic Library Job Pool (2011)

Subject Guide

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