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  1. Academic Libraries

    Academic librarianship is for those who are constantly intellectually curious and who can apply that curiosity  to efforts that help increase the knowledge base of the  institution for research, teaching, and learning. Dr. Camila A. Alire,   ALA Past Pres ...

    SBIRES - 06/01/2017 - 12:57 - Education & Careers

  2. Public Libraries

    Forget what you think you know about public librarians. These days a librarian does a lot more than check out materials and shelve books. Technology expert, information detective, manager, literacy expert, trainer, community programming coordinator, reade ...

    SBIRES - 06/01/2017 - 12:18 - Education & Careers

  3. School Libraries

    Today's school librarian works with both students and teachers to facilitate access to information in a wide variety of formats, instruct students and teachers how to acquire, evaluate and use information and the technology needed in this process, an ...

    SBIRES - 11/14/2016 - 15:40 - Education & Careers

  4. Emerging Leaders Project Proposal Submission Guidelines

    Submission Deadline for 2020 Class of Emerging Leaders is: October 1, 2019   Project Description   Please provide a description that details the purpose and scope of this project. You should provide as much information as possible.  Be complete and thorou ...

    BCALVIN - 07/02/2019 - 11:52 - Education & Careers

  5. Education

    A master’s degree in library science is required for most professional librarian positions.  The American Library Association (ALA) only accredits programs leading to a master's degree. Not all master’s programs in library science are ALA-accredited. ...

    SBIRES - 09/12/2016 - 14:57 - Education & Careers

  6. Library Page

    Pages are usually responsible for putting returned books and other items in their proper places on the shelves. They are also responsible for keeping items in the right order. Some handle requests for retrieving materials that are in secured areas, and ot ...

    SBIRES - 09/12/2016 - 15:08 - Education & Careers

  7. Library Assistants and Technicians

    Library Assistants and Technicians generally perform clerical duties, and are often mistaken for librarians as they are the first face people see, since most libraries' checkout desks are near the entrance. Library assistants often check materials ou ...

    SBIRES - 09/12/2016 - 15:11 - Education & Careers

  8. Video Testimonials

    ALA Emerging Leaders: What Difference Does it Make?- Video 1 ALA Emerging Leaders: What Difference Does it Make?- Video 2 ALA Emerging Leaders: What Difference Does it Make?- Video 3   ALA Emerging Leaders: What Difference Does it Make?- Video 4   ALA Eme ...

    SBIRES - 07/27/2016 - 08:32 - Education & Careers

  9. Poster

    ALA Emerging Leaders Program: What Difference Does it Make? from jclemons51 ...

    SBIRES - 07/27/2016 - 08:21 - Education & Careers

  10. About

    LibraryCareers.org is a service of the American Library Association designed to promote interest, awareness, and information about careers in libraries. Its purpose is to serve as a starting point to anyone who may be considering working in a library. For ...

    SBIRES - 07/21/2016 - 16:58 - Education & Careers