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So You Want to Be a Librarian Paperback – July 1, 2009

ISBN-13: 978-0980200485 ISBN-10: 0980200482

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  • Paperback: 228 pages
  • Publisher: Library Juice Press (July 1, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0980200482
  • ISBN-13: 978-0980200485
  • Product Dimensions: 5.1 x 0.5 x 7.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 9.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #779,174 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful By M. Rivard on October 21, 2009
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Overall, I think this is an excellent resource for anyone pursuing a career as a librarian. As a library school student, I think she does a very accurate and honest job of telling you what it is like and her tips for school survival are great. If she is this good at describing the school experience, I think it is safe to assume her advice and discussion for the actual work of being a librarian is accurate as well. I recommend it to anyone thinking about pursing their MLIS.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Jill Rogers on November 14, 2010
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As someone who doesn't know much about Library and Information Science, except that it seems like an interesting field to go into, I was pleased to find that this book provides a not too overwhelming overview of aspects of the profession, issues facing the profession, how to get your degree, things to consider in grad school, and lists of helpful websites. This was just what I needed.
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Am disabled, retired RN, but always wished I was a librarian!:-) Perhaps will encourage a grandchild....we are blessed with nine by the grace of God! :-)
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By Denise Wilson on February 23, 2015
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4 of 9 people found the following review helpful By litchick66 on January 28, 2013
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At one point I considered library work as opposed to working for a literacy non-profit in a library setting. The first few pages were so elementary that I could not keep my eyes on the pages. My mind wandered and I had to wonder if this book would offer me any guidance. I already have a B.A.Ed. and an M.A.J. Perhaps suited more for someone starting their search for life's calling rather than someone considering a switch to a more exciting, or purposeful career.
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More About the Author

Lauren Pressley is the Director for Learning Environments at Virginia Tech University Libraries. Her professional interests include strategic thinking, advocacy, the library's role in the teaching and research missions of the university, and mentoring new and emerging professionals in the field. She particularly likes helping people think about the changing information landscape and what it means for them as consumers and producers of information.

Lauren earned her MLIS from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and BAs in Philosophy and Small Group and Interpersonal Communication from North Carolina State University. She serves in an elected position on the American Library Association Council and has served on the Library and Information Technology Association Board of Directors and the Horizon Project Advisory Board. She has been recognized as an ALA Emerging Leader, a Library Journal Mover & Shaker, and with a UNCG School of Education Distinguished Alumni Early Career award. She frequently writes and presents on education, instruction, technology, and the future of libraries. Her blog, Lauren's Library Blog, addresses these issues on a regular basis.

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