Daily Archives: October 15, 2010

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LJ highlights Placements & Jobs – The Lucky Few

Take a look at http://www.libraryjournal.com/lj/careers/salaries/887197-305/placements__salaries_2010_the.html.csp Dominican GSLIS alum writes a thoughtful piece on job searching after graduation entitled “The Lucky Few.” Breaking into the library world has never been a walk in the park. “Doing time” as a clerk, shelving, or simply working part-time is par for the course in this profession. But as a great man once sang, “The times, they are a-changin’.” There is a drastic increase in the number of degreed librarians taking paraprofessional positions, simply because they need a full-time job with benefits. Also, there are more temporary positions being filled with librarians wishing and hoping […]