Rethinking Information Work

Rethinking Information Work

A Career Guide for Librarians and Other Information Professionals

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Create the information career of your choice with this step-by-step guide.
Today, information work offers you an unprecedented number of career options. Whether you are a student, taking your first steps in librarianship, a mid-careerist planning your next best professional move, or a seasoned information professional looking for new directions and growth; this practical guide can help you sort through the options. Leading you through a process of planning the information career of your choice, it shows you how to determine what type of work would be most fulfilling to you, explores what types of work are available to those with an LIS-based skill set, and helps you create an action plan for accomplishing your career goals and reaching your full professional potential.

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Dority (University of Denver) explores the different professional situations available to LIS graduates, characterizes the duties and salary of each position, outlines the format and content of a career portfolio, and offers ideas for learning more job skills. The end of each chapter suggests additional books, periodicals, articles, and online resources. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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A guide for librarians and information professionals offers advice on career planning, work options, and preparing a professional portfolio.

Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2006
ISBN: 9781591581802
Characteristics: x, 222 p. ; 26 cm

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