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Shontz, Priscilla K. and Richard A. Murray, editors. 
A Day in the Life: Career Options in Library & Information Science.
Libraries Unlimited, 2007

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • Preface (Priscilla K. Shontz and Richard A. Murray)

  • Acknowledgments

  • Introduction: What Do Librarians Do All Day? (Jessamyn West)

PUBLIC LIBRARIES

  • Chapter 1: Adult Services Librarian (Katie Dunneback)

  • Chapter 2: Teen Librarian (Sophie Brookover)

  • Chapter 3: Children’s Librarian (Jenna Innes)

  • Chapter 4: Client Services Librarian (Helen Kwaka)

  • Chapter 5: Multimedia Librarian (Marci Cohen)

  • Chapter 6: Electronic Services Librarian (Sarah Houghton-Jan)

  • Chapter 7: Technical Services Manager (Nanette Wargo Donohue)

  • Chapter 8: Rural Library Director (Joy Huebert)

  • Chapter 9: Urban Branch Manager (Jim Pearson)

  • Chapter 10: Administrator (Osei Akoto Baffour)

  • Chapter 11: Territorial Librarian (Alison Hopkins)

  • Chapter 12: Consultant, State Library (Mylee Joseph)

ACADEMIC LIBRARIES

  • Chapter 13: Reference Librarian (Amanda Etches-Johnson)

  • Chapter 14: Reference Librarian at an Overseas American University (Nancy Fawley)

  • Chapter 15: Reference Librarian and School of Nursing Liaison (Lisa A. Ennis)

  • Chapter 16: Reference/Government Documents Librarian (Karen Davidson)

  • Chapter 17: Social Sciences and Outreach Librarian (Samantha Schmehl Hines)

  • Chapter 18: Distance Education Librarian (Marie F. Jones)

  • Chapter 19: Collection Development Librarian (Alexis Linoski)

  • Chapter 20: Curriculum Specialist (Ann Brownson)

  • Chapter 21: Conservator (Whitney Baker)

  • Chapter 22: Cataloging/Training Librarian (Ellen Symons and Anne Brűlé)

  • Chapter 23: Special Materials Cataloger (Douglas King)

  • Chapter 24: Serials/Electronic Resources Librarian (Sarah Sutton)

  • Chapter 25: Ordering Librarian (Jesse Holden)

  • Chapter 26: Access Services Librarian (Christine Ciambella)

  • Chapter 27: GIS/Data Librarian (Kim M. Ricker)

  • Chapter 28: Metadata Specialist (Robert Wolfe)

  • Chapter 29: Systems Librarian (Doris J. Van Kampen)

  • Chapter 30: Technology Librarian in a Developing Country (Chinwe Anunobi)

  • Chapter 31: Human Resources Librarian (Jenifer Abramson)

  • Chapter 32: Information Literacy Coordinator (Michelle S. Millet)

  • Chapter 33: Head of Interlibrary Loan/Document Delivery Services (Michelle Batchelor)

  • Chapter 34: Electronic Periodicals Manager (Susan Davis)

  • Chapter 35: Head of Information Services (Laura Townsend Kane)

  • Chapter 36: Head of Technical Services (Karen Douglas)

  • Chapter 37: Library Services Coordinator (Erin Barta)

  • Chapter 38: Learning Resource Center Director (Lonnie Beene)

  • Chapter 39: University Library Director (E. Lorene Flanders)

SCHOOL LIBRARIES

SPECIAL LIBRARIES

  • Chapter 42: Librarian, History of Medicine Library (Alyson Dalby)

  • Chapter 43: Medical Librarian, Pediatric Hospital Library (Elisabeth Rowan)

  • Chapter 44: Library and Information Officer, Nonprofit Health Organization (Natasha Davies)

  • Chapter 45: Librarian/Vice President, Financial Company (Dan Cherubin)

  • Chapter 46: Technical Librarian/Document Controller, Oil and Gas Company (Jennifer Morrison)

  • Chapter 47: Librarian, Internet Start-Up Company (Steven M. Cohen)

  • Chapter 48: Director of Library Services, Law Firm (Kelly Devlin)

  • Chapter 49: Law Librarian, Private Law Firm (Katherine Coolidge)

  • Chapter 50: Public Law Librarian (Laurie Selwyn)

  • Chapter 51: Librarian, Art Museum Library (Jonathan W. Evans)

  • Chapter 52: Public Access Coordinator, Film Archive (Snowden Becker)

  • Chapter 53: Librarian, Private Social Club (Mary Jo P. Godwin)

  • Chapter 54: Golf Librarian (Doug Stark)

  • Chapter 55: Information Resource Director, U.S. Embassy (Petter Nćss)

  • Chapter 56: Head, Legislative Relations Office, Congressional Research Service (Robert R. Newlen)

  • Chapter 57: Information Specialist, Government Research Organization (Celia Waters)

  • Chapter 58: Armed Forces Librarian (Stephanie DeClue)

  • Chapter 59: Police Force Librarian (Tom Rink)

  • Chapter 60: Coordinator of Correctional Libraries (Glennor Shirley)

  • Chapter 61: Librarian for the Blind and Disabled (Sarah Pitkin)

CONSORTIA

  • Chapter 62: Internet Trainer (Michael Sauers)

  • Chapter 63: Member Support Coordinator (Cynthia I. Wilson)

  • Chapter 64: Metadata Specialist (Rebekah Kilzer)

  • Chapter 65: Knowledge Manager (Christina Stoll)

LIS FACULTY

LIBRARY VENDORS

  • Chapter 68: Director of Sales for North America (Dena Schoen)

  • Chapter 69: Sales Coordinator for International and Special Markets (Ann Snoeyenbos)

  • Chapter 70: Training Resources Manager (Julie Harwell)

  • Chapter 71: Cataloger (Bryan Baldus)

  • Chapter 72: Senior Product Strategist (Candy Zemon)

PUBLISHING

  • Chapter 73: Editor, Publisher, Author, Speaker (Judith A. Siess)

  • Chapter 74: Assistant Editor (Tracy Shields)

  • Chapter 75: Author of Young Adult Novels (Clare B. Dunkle)

  • Chapter 76: Indexer (Enid L. Zafran)

  • Chapter 77: Freelance Book Producer (Vernon R. Totanes)

  • Chapter 78: Rights and Permissions Manager (Alisa Alering)

  • Chapter 79: Electronic Marketing Manager (Betsy Van der Veer Martens)

  • Chapter 80: Web Marketing Coordinator (Michelle Mach)

  • Chapter 81: Database Librarian (Marc Vera)

ASSOCIATIONS AND AGENCIES

  • Chapter 82: Director, Library Association (Jenifer Grady)

  • Chapter 83: Director of Information and Communications/Privacy Officer, Advertising Association (Jo-Ann McQuillan)

  • Chapter 84: Senior Program Officer, Federal Agency (Elaina Norlin)

  • Chapter 85: Senior Planning and Development Specialist for Library Services, Federal Agency (Nancy G. Faget)

  • Chapter 86: Program Coordinator, Health Organization (Shelley Hourston)

  • Chapter 87: Project Coordinator, Nonprofit Corporation (Melody D. Parker)

NONTRADITIONAL

  • Chapter 88: Personal Librarian (Michele McGinnis)

  • Chapter 89: Independent Information Professional (Mary-Doug Wright)

  • Chapter 90: Consultant, Entrepreneur, Marketing Manager (Carol A. Berger)

  • Chapter 91: Senior Program Manager (Samantha Starmer)

  • Chapter 92: Information Architect (Lynn Boyden)

  • Chapter 93: Competitive Intelligence Analyst (Michael Russell)

  • Chapter 94: Knowledge Management Specialist (Lana Krolikowski)

  • Chapter 95: Community Evangelist (Jenny Spadafora)

  • Epilogue: A Day in the Life of Priscilla and Rich’s Editor (Sue Easun)

  • Index (Anne Brűlé and Ellen Symons)


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