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Rethinking information work : a career guide for librarians and other information professionals / G. Kim Dority.

Topic: 
LIBRARIES--PERSONNEL
Author: 
Dority, G. Kim.
Edition: 
Second edition.
Publisher/Date: 
Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2016]
Summary: 
"A state-of-the-art guide to the world of library and information science that gives readers valuable insights into the field and practical tools to succeed in it. Identifies a broad range of Library and Information Science (LIS) career options. Identifies professional skills and strengths needed in the LIS field. Helps LIS students and practitioners perform a self-assessment to determine their "best fit" job preferences. Examines the pros and cons of traditional, nontraditional, and independent LIS career paths. Provides tips on using networking and professional reputation-building for career growth. Enables readers to develop skills, attitudes, and aptitudes necessary to build a rewarding and resilient career in LIS"--