So You Want To Be a Librarian

Author: Lauren Pressley

Price: $15.00

Published: July 2009

ISBN: 978-0-9802004-8-5

228 pages

Librarians tend to love their work and consider librarianship a great career. This book is by a talented librarian who wants to introduce people to the profession. If you are attracted to becoming a librarian, you will find answers to a lot of your questions here:

  • What do librarians do?
  • What are the different types of libraries and professional jobs in libraries?
  • What is the story behind the profession?
  • What are librarians all about and what hot issues do they discuss in their professional lives?
  • What do I do to become a librarian?
  • What are some important things to know once I’m in a masters program in library science?

This book is an essential introduction to the profession for people who are at the point of choosing a career.

The author, Lauren Pressley, has the distinction of being selected as one of Library Journal’s “Movers and Shakers” of 2009.

Lauren has a blog to accompany the book…