Resources for Library & Information Technology students

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*[http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos113.htm U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics]- U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook for Library Technicians
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*[http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos113.htm U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Lib Tech]- U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook for Library Technicians
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*[http://jobfutures.ca/noc/521p4.shtml HRDC Job Futures, Lib Tech] - Service Canada Job Futures National Edition for Technical Occupations in Libraries, Archives, Museums and Art Galleries (NOC 521)
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*[http://www.example.com Work Futures B.C., Lib Tech] - Work Futures B.C. Occupational Outlooks for for Technical Occupations in Libraries...(NOC 521)

Revision as of 07:10, 27 December 2006

This is a new section (Jan, 2007). Feel free to add whatever content and links may be of use to anyone studying in the field of Library & Information Technology, whether towards a Masters of Library Science or a certificate program. --C.B.


Contents

Library blogs, journals & forums of particular interest to students

  • Library Lovers' LiveJournal - a well used forum with lively conversation and many topics of relevance for students.
  • Library Student Journal - an open submission, peer-reviewed student publication of the University at Buffalo Department of Library and Information Studies.
  • Librarian Wannabes - questions and concerns about papers and projects, ideas and thoughts . . . sign up at Yahoo!Groups.

Important Books & Resources

  • The Librarian’s Career Guidebook, Priscilla K. Shontz ed. (Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2004) - reviewed by Deborah Hicks, Dalhousie University (Nova Scotia, Canada) in the Library Student Journal for November 2006.
  • Characteristics of the Successful 21st Century Information Professional, Dennie Heye (Oxford: Chandos Publishing, 2006) - reviewd by Mary Ellen Bates for Library Associates LibBlog (n.d.).

Study Aids

  • FlashcardExchange - at the moment there is only a small set of cards for studying MARC. But this site has the potential to develop into a tremendous study aid with just a few more contributions.


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