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What Do Librarians Do?
There are many different types of libraries and many different positions a librarian may have. Some of the types of library are:
- Academic Library
- Public Library
- School Library (K-12)
- Special Library
Some of the jobs that librarians may have are:
- Access Services/Circulation
- Collection Development
- Reader's Advisory
For more information about library jobs, types of libraries, and other factors of librarianship go to ALA's LibraryCareers website or explore this article published by the iSchool at Syracuse University: What Do Librarians Do?
Look at the Librarians Occupational Outlook Handbook for data on the job outlook for librarians.
Explore Different Careers
Provides Information from the Public Library Association.
Explores careers at the New York Public Library
Information from the American Association of School Librarians.
A handout from the Association of College and Research Libraries about how you can apply your major in an academic library.
A list of qualities common among academic librarians.
Information from the Society of American Archivists.