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Q: I want to be an academic librarian. Will my current job help my goal, are online degree programs viewed the same as in-person ones, and what qualifications will I need?

Q: Whilst studying for my PhD I began working part time in a university library, and discovered just how much I love it! I have an undergraduate degree and masters in media and creative writing, and I had been pursuing the PhD because of my love of academic research and education, and to be truthful … Continue reading

Q: I’m considering making the shift to academic librarianship after being a research analyst. I have a strong urge to simply call up the head of the local academic library and request a meeting with her. Is this a potentially off-putting approach?

Q: I’m considering making the shift to academic librarianship after 5 years of being a Research Analyst at a large global corporation.  Before my corporate position, I worked in an academic library, so I do have some experience.  The question I have is in the approach.  The corporate environment has given me a lot of … Continue reading

Q: I have been applying for academic librarian positions in southern California for just over two years…

Q:  I have been applying for academic librarian positions in southern California for just over two years. I received my MLIS in 2004 from Florida State University and have six years full-time elementary librarianship experience, three years part-time college reference librarian experience, and a year of part-time public reference librarian experience– all in the state … Continue reading

Q: What’s the difference between Academic Librarians and Special Librarians working in any organization or any company?

Q: I want to know the difference between Academic Librarians  and Special Librarians working in any organization or any Company. TA:  If you consult the ALA-created website, Careers in Librarianship (http://www.ala.org/ala/educationcareers/careers/librarycareerssite/typesoflibraries.cfm), you’ll see that they define academic libraries as libraries that “serve colleges and universities, their students, staff and faculty.”  For a more information on … Continue reading