Resources for Library & Information Technology students

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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. As the section grows, then the information can be better organized. But don't worry too much about categorization, etc. initially. --C.B.

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.

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.