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Where can I work after acquiring a degree in library & information science?

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Preeti Taneja
Preeti Taneja
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Specialized libraries in banks, public sector organizations, law firms , newspapers , publishing firms, private sector organizations employ librarians withspecificacademic background whichwillassist them in performing their duties optimally. School libraries normally offer librarians the status of secondary school teachers.



A librarian working in a college library is treated at par with other academic staff in the college in terms of salary and status. Similar is the case with library professionals working in research organizations.



Government organizations and departments offers many opportunities to people with a degree in library science. They enjoy job security , social welfare schemes, post
retirementbenefits . Librarians in central governmentorganizationsare liable to be posted anywhere in the country, while those employed in the state government organizations move around only within state boundaries.



The recruitment to these services is based on performance in competitive exam. Post
graduatesof library and information science , AIS of NISCAIR and those completing MS at the documentation research and trainingcenter, ISI Bangalore will findexcellentopenings in industry, R&D organizations and institutions of higher education & research.



Those with an aptitude for higher studies and research would get a good foundation for PhD program. Job
prospectsfor librarians are excellent as many enterprising people are starting community libraries for special group of people.Librariansmay find opportunities to work in publishing, content management or management of resourcecenters.

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Vivek Kumar
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Hello friend,

The nature of job of a library and information science person involves wide range of reading and processing of the information content through cataloging, classification and indexing, storing the documents and retrieving the required information and so on.

Career prospects:

Those who have passed Bachelor in Library and Information science (B.Li.Sc) and Masters in Library and Information Sciences (M.LI.Sc) are eligible to become Assistant Librarian in Colleges, Universities and Institutes. Those who have obtained an M.LI.Sc or Ph.D and have cleared the Junior research fellowship National Eligibility Test (JRF-NET) can become lecturers in colleges and universities departments of libraries.

To become a Librarian or Grade I librarian in a college or universality department, the requirement is M.LI.Sc and UGC-NET. Job opportunities for post graduate librarians are many in colleges, university departments, science and technology departments, research institutions, research organizations, and so on. Scientific institutes appoint M.LI.Sc degree holders as scientific assistants or Scientific officers.



Librarian



Other then this there are many more places where the person holding a degree in B.LI.Sc and M.LI.Sc work:

Public Libraries:



Here the person meets the most diverse array of information users as you assist in meeting the recreational, economic, occupational and educational information needs for entire communities. You may choose to center on the information needs of the individual generally or on the needs of a specific group such as school children, college students and professionals based on the requirements of subject interest and other circumstances.



Managers:

Every information organization requires managers skilled in up to date applications of Information technologies. Here the person is supposed to pay particular attention to the theory and practice of administration, issues related to human resource management, legal, political, social, professional and community context of information organizations, the application and evaluation of technology and the component of responsible financial management.



Technical and Automated services:

Here you will provide essential support for information users in the form of catalogues and indexes, electronic data retrieval systems and automated acquisitions and ordering processes. You will learn to capture information in multiple format and meant to mine the internet and its worldwide extensions for right information for the right purpose. These skills touch on the technical and conceptual with significant implications for information users in libraries and home and work places.



Good Luck...


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