Information Careers. LS 501: Introduction to Library & Information Studies. Revised Summer 2006, 2010, 2011. C.2003, Deborah J. Grimes. Working Conditions for Librarians. Significant amount of time at desks & computer terminals (eyestrain, headaches, CTS)
LS 501: Introduction to Library & Information Studies
Revised Summer 2006, 2010, 2011
C.2003, Deborah J. Grimes
Published in Library Journal (May 1, 2000), pp. 38-43, by Evan St.Lifer (AVL)
Why, then are recent grads still finding boomers holding onto their jobs?
Number of Placements and Full-Time Salaries of 2009 US Graduates (by Region)
Why the differences?
From ALA Annual Survey, pub.in Library Journal, October 1, 2010
From ALA Annual Survey, pub.in Library Journal, October 2, 2010
*Probably due to number responding – So please respond when you get the survey!
“In fact a few simple mathematical calculations reveal that if reference librarians were paid at market rates for all the roles they play, they would have salaries well over $200,000." Will Manley in The Truth About Reference Librarians, McFarland, 1996, p. 30.
Is the MLS DOA?