So You Want to Be a Librarian

So You Want to Be a Librarian

By Lauren Pressley
Book Description

"Provides information about librarianship as a career, including types of libraries, types of jobs within libraries, professional issues, and educational requirements"--Provided by publisher.

Table of Contents
  • Dedication
  • Author’s Acknowledgments
  • Publisher’s Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
    • About This Book
  • Types of Libraries
    • School Media Centers
    • Academic libraries
    • Public Libraries
    • Special Libraries
    • Overview
    • Organizations
    • Further Reading
  • Types of Jobs
    • Public Service
    • Technical Services & Collection Management
    • Rare Books and Archives
    • Technology
    • Administration
    • All in One
    • New Positions
    • Organizations
  • Professional Issues
    • Librarians and Libraries
    • Libraries in Communities
    • Intellectual Freedom and Intellectual Property
    • Technology
    • Advocacy
    • Issues in Librarianship
  • Getting the MLS
    • Finding Programs
    • Preparing for Programs
    • While in School
    • Summary
    • Further Information
  • Conclusion
    • Possible Challenges
    • Information Science
    • The Profession of Librarianship
  • Appendix 1: Glossary
  • Appendix 2: Interviews
    • School Librarianship
    • Academic Libraries
    • Public Libraries
    • Special Libraries
    • Access Services Librarian
    • Reference Librarian
    • Educational Technology Librarian
    • E-Resources Librarian
    • Cataloger Librarian
    • Special Collections Librarian
    • Digital Projects Librarian
    • Technology Librarian
  • About the Author
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