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Table of Contents Preface (Priscilla K. Shontz and Richard A. Murray) Acknowledgments Introduction: What Do Librarians Do All Day? (Jessamyn West) PUBLIC LIBRARIES Chapter 1: Adult Services Librarian (Katie Dunneback) Chapter 2: Teen Librarian (Sophie Brookover) Chapter 3: Children's Librarian (Jenna Innes) Chapter 4: Client Services Librarian (Helen Kwaka) Chapter 5: Multimedia Librarian (Marci Cohen) Chapter 6: Electronic Services Librarian (Sarah Houghton) Chapter 7: Technical Services Manager (Nanette Wargo Donohue) Chapter 8: Rural Library Director (Joy Huebert) Chapter 9: Urban Branch Manager (Jim Pearson) Chapter 10: Administrator (Osei Akoto Baffour) Chapter 11: Territorial Librarian (Alison Hopkins) Chapter 12: Consultant, State Library (Mylee Joseph) ACADEMIC LIBRARIES Chapter 13: Reference Librarian (Amanda Etches-Johnson) Chapter 14: Reference Librarian at an Overseas American University (Nancy Fawley) Chapter 15: Reference Librarian and School of Nursing Liaison (Lisa A. Ennis) Chapter 16: Reference/Government Documents Librarian (Karen Davidson) Chapter 17: Social Sciences and Outreach Librarian (Samantha Schmehl Hines) Chapter 18: Distance Education Librarian (Marie F. Jones) Chapter 19: Collection Development Librarian (Alexis Linoski) Chapter 20: Curriculum Specialist (Ann Brownson) Chapter 21: Conservator (Whitney Baker) Chapter 22: Cataloging/Training Librarian (Ellen Symons and Anne Brûlé) Chapter 23: Special Materials Cataloger (Douglas King) Chapter 24: Serials/Electronic Resources Librarian (Sarah Sutton) Chapter 25: Ordering Librarian (Jesse Holden) Chapter 26: Access Services Librarian (Christine Ciambella) Chapter 27: GIS/Data Librarian (Kim M. Ricker) Chapter 28: Metadata Specialist (Robert Wolfe) Chapter 29: Systems Librarian (Doris J. Van Kampen) Chapter 30: Technology Librarian in a Developing Country (Chinwe Anunobi) Chapter 31: Human Resources Librarian (Jenifer Abramson) Chapter 32: Information Literacy Coordinator (Michelle S. Millet) Chapter 33: Head of Interlibrary Loan/Document Delivery Services (Michelle Batchelor) Chapter 34: Electronic Periodicals Manager (Susan Davis) Chapter 35: Head of Information Services (Laura Townsend Kane) Chapter 36: Head of Technical Services (Karen Douglas) Chapter 37: Library Services Coordinator (Erin Barta) Chapter 38: Learning Resource Center Director (Lonnie Beene) Chapter 39: University Library Director (E. Lorene Flanders) SCHOOL LIBRARIES Chapter 40: Private School Librarian (Barbara Karp) Chapter 41: International School Librarian (Paula Pfoeffer) SPECIAL LIBRARIES Chapter 42: Librarian, History of Medicine Library (Alyson Dalby) Chapter 43: Medical Librarian, Pediatric Hospital Library (Elisabeth Rowan) Chapter 44: Library and Information Officer, Nonprofit Health Organization (Natasha Davies) Chapter 45: Librarian/Vice President, Financial Company (Dan Cherubin) Chapter 46: Technical Librarian/Document Controller, Oil and Gas Company (Jennifer Morrison) Chapter 47: Librarian, Internet Start-Up Company (Steven M. Cohen) Chapter 48: Director of Library Services, Law Firm (Kelly Devlin) Chapter 49: Law Librarian, Private Law Firm (Katherine Coolidge) Chapter 50: Public Law Librarian (Laurie Selwyn) Chapter 51: Librarian, Art Museum Library (Jonathan W. Evans) Chapter 52: Public Access Coordinator, Film Archive (Snowden Becker) Chapter 53: Librarian, Private Social Club (Mary Jo P. Godwin) Chapter 54: Golf Librarian (Doug Stark) Chapter 55: Information Resource Director, U.S. Embassy (Petter Næss) Chapter 56: Head, Legislative Relations Office, Congressional Research Service (Robert R. Newlen) Chapter 57: Information Specialist, Government Research Organization (Celia Waters) Chapter 58: Armed Forces Librarian (Stephanie DeClue) Chapter 59: Police Force Librarian (Tom Rink) Chapter 60: Coordinator of Correctional Libraries (Glennor Shirley) Chapter 61: Librarian for the Blind and Disabled (Sarah Pitkin) CONSORTIA Chapter 62: Internet Trainer (Michael Sauers) Chapter 63: Member Support Coordinator (Cynthia I. Wilson) Chapter 64: Metadata Specialist (Rebekah Kilzer) Chapter 65: Knowledge Manager (Christina Stoll) LIS FACULTY Chapter 66: Assistant Professor (Lynne C. Chase) Chapter 67: Visiting Instructor at an International University (Dallas Long) LIBRARY VENDORS Chapter 68: Director of Sales for North America (Dena Schoen) Chapter 69: Sales Coordinator for International and Special Markets (Ann Snoeyenbos) Chapter 70: Training Resources Manager (Julie Harwell) Chapter 71: Cataloger (Bryan Baldus) Chapter 72: Senior Product Strategist (Candy Zemon) PUBLISHING Chapter 73: Editor, Publisher, Author, Speaker (Judith A. Siess) Chapter 74: Assistant Editor (Tracy Shields) Chapter 75: Author of Young Adult Novels (Clare B. Dunkle) Chapter 76: Indexer (Enid L. Zafran) Chapter 77: Freelance Book Producer (Vernon R. Totanes) Chapter 78: Rights and Permissions Manager (Alisa Alering) Chapter 79: Electronic Marketing Manager (Betsy Van der Veer Martens) Chapter 80: Web Marketing Coordinator (Michelle Mach) Chapter 81: Database Librarian (Marc Vera) ASSOCIATIONS AND AGENCIES Chapter 82: Director, Library Association (Jenifer Grady) Chapter 83: Director of Information and Communications/Privacy Officer, Advertising Association (Jo-Ann McQuillan) Chapter 84: Senior Program Officer, Federal Agency (Elaina Norlin) Chapter 85: Senior Planning and Development Specialist for Library Services, Federal Agency (Nancy G. Faget) Chapter 86: Program Coordinator, Health Organization (Shelley Hourston) Chapter 87: Project Coordinator, Nonprofit Corporation (Melody D. Parker) NONTRADITIONAL Chapter 88: Personal Librarian (Michele McGinnis) Chapter 89: Independent Information Professional (Mary-Doug Wright) Chapter 90: Consultant, Entrepreneur, Marketing Manager (Carol A. Berger) Chapter 91: Senior Program Manager (Samantha Starmer) Chapter 92: Information Architect (Lynn Boyden) Chapter 93: Competitive Intelligence Analyst (Michael Russell) Chapter 94: Knowledge Management Specialist (Lana Krolikowski) Chapter 95: Community Evangelist (Jenny Spadafora) Epilogue: A Day in the Life of Priscilla and Rich's Editor (Sue Easun) About the Contributors About the Editors About LIScareer.com Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Librarians -- Vocational guidance -- United States.
Library education -- United States.
Librarians -- Employment -- United States.
Library science -- Vocational guidance -- United States.
Information science -- Vocational guidance -- United States.
Librarians -- Vocational guidance.
Librarians -- Anecdotes.