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Q: What are the pros and cons of pursuing a professional certification in an area you may not have much experience in to expand future employment opportunities?

Q: I have been out of library school and working in a non-traditional role for 6 years as of today. Though I am employed (sometimes underemployed, depending on project funding), I am considering whether or not it’s time to try making a career move now that I have some experience under my belt. I have … Continue reading

A Decade Later… and a Brand New Look

Dear Readers, We are pleased to announce the launch of our new website, Library Career People. The Career Q&As have been moved to this new site, so all 10 years worth of Q&As are still searchable and browseable. And, most importantly, we are still answering your career-related questions, so please keep them coming. The new … Continue reading

Q: I have an MLS degree but I’m not currently working in a library. How can one obtain continuing education credits without being employed by a library system?

Q: I have an MLS degree but I’m not currently working in a library. How can one obtain continuing education credits without being employed by a library system? SM: It doesn’t matter if you are employed by a library system or not, you can still register for and attend workshops and classes that will provide … Continue reading