Career Transitions for Librarians

Career Transitions for Librarians

Proven Strategies for Moving to Another Type of Library

Paperback - 2016
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What if you were a public librarian and then you wanted to become an academic librarian? How different are those worlds and how would you know what kind of skills or experiences you need to get your foot into the academic door? Career Transitions for Librarians: Proven Strategies for Moving to Another Type of Library explores the multifaceted roles of the librarian profession from personal narratives of professional librarians who have successfully worked and transitioned from one type of library to another. Learn the successful strategies and stories of librarians who transitioned from public to academic libraries, school media to academic libraries, public to special libraries, print to digital worlds, among other ones. -What kinds of skill sets and experiences were they able to transfer or draw on from their previous work experiences? -How can you make these successful transitions as well? From interview tips to developing relevant and transferable skill sets, this unique guide offers testimonials with a targeted advice and job strategies for readers interested in making these successful transitions during a time when there is a huge difficulty in securing a library job.
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2016]
ISBN: 9781442265578
1442265574
9781442263727
1442263725
Characteristics: xvi, 253 pages ; 23 cm

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