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Straight from the stacks : a firsthand guide to careers in library and information science

Author: Laura Townsend Kane
Publisher: Chicago : American Library Association, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Job descriptions
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Townsend Kane
ISBN: 0838908659 9780838908655
OCLC Number: 52471886
Description: xi, 155 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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.
Responsibility: Laura Townsend Kane.
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This resource covers the jobs available in the library field. Encompassing both traditional and non-traditional career paths in libraries, this guide makes it easy to get a grip on these and other  Read more...

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