Librarianship in the Governmental Sector


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A careers talk on librarianship roles within the government sector, presented to history students at the University of Leeds.

Written and presented by Carly Miller and Jenny Owens.

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  • 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 in the Governmental Sector

    1. 1. Carly Miller<br />&<br />Jenny Owens<br />Librarianship<br />
    2. 2. Who are we?<br />
    3. 3. 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 />
    4. 4. Roles<br /><ul><li> Digitisation coordinator
    5. 5. Community Outreach Worker
    6. 6. Information Officer, GCHQ
    7. 7. Research and Knowledge Manager
    8. 8. Open Access Advisor
    9. 9. Clinical Support Librarian, NHS Trust
    10. 10. Librarian, Vegan Society
    11. 11. Archives and Local Studies Assistant
    12. 12. Editorial Assistant
    13. 13. Learning Resource Centre Manager
    14. 14. Access and Inclusion Librarian
    15. 15. School Librarian
    16. 16. National Current Awareness Officer, NHS
    17. 17. Systems Librarian - HE College
    18. 18. Distributed Learning Services Advisor, Academic Library
    19. 19. Reader Development Librarian, Public Library
    20. 20. Law Librarian
    21. 21. Research Assistant</li></li></ul><li>Climbing the greasy pole<br />
    22. 22. 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 />
    23. 23. Modules<br />
    24. 24. Useful Links<br />CILIP Graduate Trainee Opportunities<br /><br />CILIP “Day in the Life”<br /><br />Library Routes Project<br /><br />Facebook Graduate Trainee Group<br /><br />Lis Job Net<br /><br />
    25. 25. 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 />
    26. 26. “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.<br />
    27. 27. Carly Miller<br /><ul><li>@millieshoes
    28. 28.</li></ul>Jenny Owens<br /><ul><li>@This_is_Jen
    29. 29. </li>