With so many possible career paths in libraries, the education, experience and skills required also vary quite a bit from job to job. It's best to have a general understanding of the type of position you are interested in order to correctly identify your educational path.
As you begin the journey, here are some questions you may ask:
- Do I need a library science associate's degree?
- Do I need a library science master's degree?
- How do I choose a library school?
For further information regarding specific programs of study, use the left navigation.
If you have questions or want to discuss education possibilities, contact Beatrice Calvin, Program Officer, ALA Office for Human Resource Development and Recruitment at 800/545-2433 ext. 4280 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org .