Table of contents for Straight from the stacks : a firsthand guide to careers in library and information science / Laura Townsend Kane.


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Table of Contents
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Chapter 1: Public Librarianship
Spotlight: Head of Reference
Spotlight: Head of Circulation/Assistant Director
Spotlight: Library Services Supervisor
Spotlight: Consumer Health Librarian
Spotlight: Government Documents Librarian
Job description: Reference Librarian - Public Libraries
Job description: Circulation Librarians
Job description: Technical Services Librarians
Chapter 2: School Media Librarianship/ Children's Services & Young Adult 
Librarianship
Spotlight: Library Media Specialist
Spotlight: Head Media and A/V Specialist
Spotlight: Children's Librarian
Spotlight: Reference/Young Adult Services
Job description: School Library Media Specialist (K-12)
Job description: Children's Services/ Young Adult Services Librarians (Public 
Libraries)
Chapter 3: Academic Librarianship
Spotlight: Head of Reference Services
Spotlight: Director of Cataloging
Spotlight: Head, Serials Department and Coordinator of Acquisitions Services
Spotlight: Department of Preservation and Collection Maintenance
Spotlight: Library Systems Administrator
Spotlight: Associate University Librarian for Collection Development and 
Management
Job Description: Academic Reference Librarians
Job Description: Academic Instructional Services Librarians
Job Description: Academic Cataloging Librarians
Chapter 4: Non-Traditional Librarianship: Corporate and Freelance
Spotlight: Principal and Information Broker
Spotlight: Organizational Development Consultant Specializing in Libraries
Spotlight: U.S. Catalog Librarian
Spotlight: Director, Business Research Center
Spotlight: Knowledge Management Manager
Spotlight: Principal and Information Architect (missing photo - Rosenfield)
Spotlight: Northeast Sales Coordinator
Job Description: Freelance Information Brokers (Informationists, Information 
Consultants, Independent Researchers)
Job Description: Corporate Librarians (Chief Information Officers, Knowledge 
Managers, Chief Answerists, Information Specialists)
Chapter 5: Medical & Law Librarianship
Spotlight: Coordinator, Information Management Education
Spotlight: Bioinformatics Librarian
Spotlight: Associate Director, Library Services
Spotlight: Veterinary Medical Librarian
Spotlight: Clinical Librarian for Pediatrics
Spotlight: Assistant Librarian for Reference Services
Spotlight: Information Resources Systems Coordinator
Job Description: Academic Medical Librarians
Job Description: Hospital/Clinical Librarians
Job Description: Academic Law Librarians
Job Description: Corporate Law Librarians
Chapter 6: Library Directorship
Spotlight: Library Director, Public Library
Spotlight: Director, University Library
Spotlight: Director of Law Library and Professor of Law
Spotlight: Director of Libraries, University Library
Job Description: Library Director
 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Library science Vocational guidance United States, Information science Vocational guidance United States, Librarians Employment United States, Librarians Job descriptions United States, Librarians United States Interviews