Sunday, December 12, 2004

The Librarian's Career Guidebook is now available!

I'm pleased to announce that the The Librarian’s Career Guidebook is now available!

Shontz, Priscilla K., editor. The Librarian's Career Guidebook. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2004

Are you trying to break into a career in library science or improve your current position? In The Librarian's Career Guidebook, 63 information professionals from diverse positions, workplaces, and regions discuss a variety of career issues and offer advice to prospective librarians, MLS students, and librarians in various stages of their careers, from entry-level to the highly experienced. Packed with more than 60 chapters, The Librarian's Career Guidebook covers such topics as career options, education, the job search, on-the-job experience, professional development, essential skills and strategies for enjoying your career.

See the full table of contents and excerpts at