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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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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 />http://www.cilip.org.uk/jobs-careers/qualifications/graduate-opportunites/pages/introduction.aspx<br />CILIP “Day in the Life”<br />http://www.cilip.org.uk/get-involved/special-interest-groups/government/working/Pages/day-in-the-life.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 />
  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. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uH-sR1uCQ6g<br />
  27. 27. Carly Miller<br /><ul><li>@millieshoes
  28. 28. www.thebradfordlibrarian.wordpress.com/</li></ul>Jenny Owens<br /><ul><li>@This_is_Jen
  29. 29. www.thisisjen.online.wordpress.com/ </li>

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