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Manufacturing And Engineering [Career Paper], Mahdi Alawami Oct 2016

Manufacturing And Engineering [Career Paper], Mahdi Alawami

Undergraduate Research Award

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The Trending Academic Library Job Market: An Analysis Of Library Position Announcements From 2011 With Comparisons To 1996 And 1988, Therese Triumph, Penny Beile Aug 2015

The Trending Academic Library Job Market: An Analysis Of Library Position Announcements From 2011 With Comparisons To 1996 And 1988, Therese Triumph, Penny Beile

Penny Beile

The primary objective of the study was to describe the number, types and titles, requested qualifications and skills, salary information, and locations of positions advertised in 2011 on the ALA JobLIST and ARL Job Announcements web sites and in the print version of the Chronicle of Higher Education for purposes of determining the current state of the academic library job market in the United States. To investigate changes in the academic library job market and identify emerging trends over a 23-year period results also were compared to studies that analyzed position announcements from 1996 and 1988. Content analysis of 957 ...


So, You Want To Be A Southeastern Librarian? Entry-Level Academic Library Job Trends In The Southeast, Robert Detmering, Claudene Sproles Apr 2012

So, You Want To Be A Southeastern Librarian? Entry-Level Academic Library Job Trends In The Southeast, Robert Detmering, Claudene Sproles

The Southeastern Librarian

While it is no secret that looking for one’s first job as a librarian can be difficult, especially in the current economic climate, the process can be even more challenging when one’s search must take place within a particular geographic area or region. For a variety of reasons, including financial constraints and family obligations, many entry-level candidates are not in a position to move to any part of the country and start their new lives as professional librarians. The need to focus a job search on a specific region, however, necessarily limits the number of available jobs. Developing ...