Month: May 2013

With the huge increase in technology in the last decade, earning a library science degree provides you with many exciting career paths. A master’s degree in library science, or Online MLIS, can give you the communications and research tools that you need to not just work in a library, but as a research analyst or […]

Today’s library is far different from the traditional notion of castle-like buildings filled to the brim with nothing but books. Modern libraries are not only repositories of the written and digital word but community gathering spaces and, often, vital resources for connection, entertainment and communication. As such, the modern librarian must be an expert in […]

Library science is a rapidly growing field in graduate education, and it’s easy to see why. The median pay for librarians is nearly $60,000 per year, and demand for these jobs is expected to outpace the average U.S. job over the next decade. But as any student or observer in this field knows, earning a […]

The position of a librarian is a very old one indeed. The oldest libraries in the world date back several centuries, and there are many more that existed in ancient times. Librarians have a huge responsibility on their shoulders – they must help patrons find the right books, documents, and information they’re looking for. They […]

Badge Available for Use Do libraries need social media? According to the American Library Association’s 2013 State of America’s Libraries Report, the answer is a resounding yes. Libraries have made many changes over the years as technology has evolved, and they continue to embrace new technologies that improve their ability to provide resources to the […]