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Friday, December 01, 2006

The librarian’s career guidebook

PS. This review is not from desk!

The Librarian’s Career Guidebook, by: Priscilla K. Shontz (Editor) Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, Inc., 2004. 592 pp. $43.00. ISBN: # 0-8108-5034-6.

From the Publisher
Sixty-four information professionals from diverse positions, workplaces, and locations offer practical advice on a wide variety of career issues. The advice is aimed at librarians in various stages of a career prospective librarians, M.L.S. students, and entry-level librarians, as well as experienced information professionals.

See also Table of Contents @ BarnesandNoble.com; Library of Congress Catalog Record

Reviewed by:
Deborah Hicks, Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada:
"The Librarian’s Career Guidebook offers practical strategies and ideas to potential, new, and even established librarians to help them design a career in librarianship."

Above info Courtesy of Drew's message @ College Libraries Section, COLLIB-L@ala.org:
I am forwarding and posting this message because it deserves the widest dissemination. This is a great opportunity for LIS students and LIS faculty as well as the rest of us to publish in an Open-Access peer reviewed publication.

The November Issue of Library Student Journal is now available at http://www.librarystudentjournal.com

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