Carly Miller<br />&<br />Jenny Owens<br />Librarianship<br />
Who are we?<br />
The World of Librarianship according to Frankie Boyle:<br />Boyle, F. (2010). "My shit life so far". Harper Collins: Londo...
What do you think of when you think of a librarian?<br />
What do you think of when you think of a librarian?<br />
The 21st Century Librarian<br />
The 21st Century Librarian<br />
“Google can bring you back... 100,000 answers. A librarian can bring you back the right one.”<br />Gaiman, N. (2010). Neil...
And not forgetting our old favourites... <br />books! <br />
Public Libraries<br />Law Firms<br />NHS<br />Businesses<br />Schools & Colleges<br />Prison Libraries<br />Archives<br />...
Roles<br /><ul><li> Digitisation coordinator
Community Outreach Worker
 Information Officer, GCHQ
 Research and Knowledge Manager
 Open Access Advisor
 Clinical Support Librarian, NHS Trust
 Librarian, Vegan Society
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A careers talk on librarianship, presented to history students at the University of Bradford.

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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

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

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