Job Title Generator for Library and Information Science Professionals

The traditional job title "librarian" has become surprisingly controversial--and possibly outdated. Is "librarian" still an accurate reflection of our jobs? If many of us will not be called "librarians" when we graduate, what kind of job titles will we have?

 

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Think job titles don't matter? According to career counselor Nancy Friedberg, "It's OK to play with titles. For instance, one client was a librarian, earning $27,000. I suggested he reposition himself as an information-management specialist. He now makes over $100,000 at a consulting firm." Full story in the New York Times, October 31, 2001.

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Last updated: 05.21.05