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Librarians can work in a wide range of public and private institutions. And everywhere they work, they make a huge impact. In public and school libraries, they turn curious patrons into disciplined scholars empowered by a selection of free resources. In medical libraries, they do research that may very well shape the next groundbreaking advancement […]

Thank you for all your great feedback! We updated our list to include even more great apps! Although this is the information age, one of the most common places for people to seek information is still the public library. Fortunately, modern libraries have kept up with technological advancements and have integrated computers, the internet, and […]

The American Library Association’s Annual Conference took place between June 27 and July 2. Each summer, tens of thousands of library people take over a host city for days of committee meetings, continuing education sessions, and exhibits. They fill lots of hotels. They descend upon the bars and restaurants. They discuss the latest technologies. They […]

The field of library and information science has a wide variety of types of jobs available. Most of them are in either public libraries or in the libraries of education institutions such as colleges and universities. This is where the majority of the positions are that offer specializations and the opportunity to work in the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Thousands of students every year in a master’s degree in library science, informatics and related fields. While that doesn’t make the area the most popular for graduate education (that distinction has belonged to business since about 2010), interest in the field does appear to be on an upswing. Between 2016 and 2018, the number of […]