By Jeannette Woodward

ISBN-10: 0838911056

ISBN-13: 9780838911051

in the course of those difficult monetary instances, extra everyone is hoping on libraries than ever earlier than, while library investment is being slashed or eradicated altogether. The difficult fact is that many professional librarians are wasting their jobs, and lots of fresh LIS graduates are having a troublesome time discovering one. Being unemployed is probably devastating; with out a transparent, well-thought out video game plan and substantial recognition to their very own own health, these affected may well locate it tough to get better. during this ALA versions distinctive document, Woodward, a veteran librarian with a long time of expertise, is helping at-risk librarians

organize for finances crunches by means of displaying them the best way to boost flexible abilities and plan forward for power adjustments in employment
train themselves approximately which library positions are being phased out and to be able to carry regular or expand
regulate their occupation objectives, repurpose their latest abilities for non-traditional librarianship, or even look for paintings in non-library settings

This targeted file offers the compassionate information and pragmatic help that librarians might want to live on attainable occupation crises and reenter the activity marketplace with renewed confidence.

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