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A careers talk on librarianship, presented to history students at the University of Bradford.

A careers talk on librarianship, presented to history students at the University of Bradford.

Written and presented by Carly Miller and Jenny Owens.

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  • What activities do librarians. Knowledge manager includes current awareness
  • What activities do librarians. Knowledge manager includes current awareness
  • Acquisitions: cataloguing and classifying. You can be a specialist or in a smaller library you may be doing everything. E-books – making sure links work, copyright adherence,
  • Graduate trainee schemes, volunteering (library, ukonline, paired reading, visits, uni helper thing)MA – accredited by cilip important Post-16 librarian, Carly talk about role – not just about books, mention of variety of responsibilities will haveChartership – way to increase pay
  • Part time, full time, or at a distance. So long as it’s accredited, you’re qualified abroadResearch course to ensure matches interests.Sheffield top of list. Not an exhaustive list, but most of them. UCL traditional, Sheffield and Loughborough more community and modern focus
  • Variety of modules, pick and choose to match your own interests and ambitions. Discuss our different interests (still doing same ma)

Librarianship Careers Talk Librarianship Careers Talk Presentation Transcript

  • Carly Miller
    &
    Jenny Owens
    Librarianship
  • Who are we?
  • The World of Librarianship according to Frankie Boyle:
    Boyle, F. (2010). "My shit life so far". Harper Collins: London. P97.
    “The summer I left school I got a job as a library assistant, my first opportunity to really bond with homosexual men and women going through the menopause.”
  • What do you think of when you think of a librarian?
  • What do you think of when you think of a librarian?
  • The 21st Century Librarian
  • The 21st Century Librarian
  • “Google can bring you back... 100,000 answers. A librarian can bring you back the right one.”
    Gaiman, N. (2010). Neil Gaiman on Libraries. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uH-sR1uCQ6g
  • And not forgetting our old favourites...
    books!
  • Public Libraries
    Law Firms
    NHS
    Businesses
    Schools & Colleges
    Prison Libraries
    Archives
    Government
    The Guardian
    Charities
    Trade Unions
    The BBC
    Universities
    Where will you find librarians?
  • Roles
    • Digitisation coordinator
    • Community Outreach Worker
    • Information Officer, GCHQ
    • Research and Knowledge Manager
    • Open Access Advisor
    • Clinical Support Librarian, NHS Trust
    • Librarian, Vegan Society
    • Archives and Local Studies Assistant
    • Editorial Assistant
    • Learning Resource Centre Manager
    • Access and Inclusion Librarian
    • School Librarian
    • National Current Awareness Officer, NHS
    • Systems Librarian - HE College
    • Distributed Learning Services Advisor, Academic Library
    • Reader Development Librarian, Public Library
    • Law Librarian
    • Research Assistant
  • Climbing the greasy pole
  • Where can I study?
    University of Sheffield
    University College London
    University of Aberystwyth
    Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen
    University of West of England, Bristol
    City University London
    Loughborough University
    Manchester Metropolitan University
    Northumbria University
    Brighton
    Liverpool John Moores
    Or abroad.
  • Modules
  • Useful Links
    CILIP Graduate Trainee Opportunities
    http://www.cilip.org.uk/jobs-careers/qualifications/graduate-opportunites/pages/introduction.aspx
    Library Routes Project
    http://libraryroutesproject.wikkii.com/wiki/Main_Page
    Facebook Graduate Trainee Group
    http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=13484212748&v=wall
    Lis Job Net
    http://www.lisjobnet.com/
  • Read all about it
    Librarianship: an introduction - G.G. Chowdhury
    You don't look like a librarian: shattering stereotypes and creating positive new images in the Internet age - Ruth Kneale
    This book is overdue!: how librarians and cybrarians can save us all - Marilyn Johnson
  • Carly Miller
    • @millieshoes
    • www.thebradfordlibrarian.wordpress.com/
    Jenny Owens
    • @This_is_Jen
    • www.thisisjen.online.wordpress.com/