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Come check these out in the Library! If you are a distance student you can request these books via ILL or UBorrow.

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A librarian's guide to an uncertain job market - Jeannette Woodward
Call Number: Z682.35.V62 W66 2011
ISBN: 0838911056
Publication Date: 2011
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A day in the life : career options in library and information science - edited by Priscilla K. Shontz and Richard A. Murray
Call Number: Z682.35.V62 D39 2007
ISBN: 1591583640
Publication Date: 2007
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Your Successful LIS Career - Sheila Pantry; Peter Griffiths
ISBN: 1856043290
Publication Date: 1999
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Resume writing and interviewing techniques that work: a how-to-do-it manual for librarians - Robert R. Newlen
Call Number: Z682.35.V62 N49 2006
ISBN: 1555705383
Publication Date: 2006
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LIS Career Sourcebook - G. Kim Dority
Call Number: Prof Z 682.35.V62 D66 2012
ISBN: 9781598849318
Publication Date: 2012
Like most industries in a volatile economy, the field of library and information science faces constant change, prompting those new to the profession-as well as established professionals-to question which career route offers the greatest opportunity. This book guides users to information resources they need to make smart career choices.


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