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Working for yourself in the library and information field.

Working for yourself in the library and information field.

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Library Association in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Library consultants -- Great Britain.,
  • Information consultants -- Great Britain.,
  • Librarians -- Employment -- Great Britain.,
  • Library science -- Vocational guidance -- Great Britain.,
  • Information science -- Vocational guidance -- Great Britain.,
  • Self-employed -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsLibrary Association.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination11 p. :
    Number of Pages11
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21857510M

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    According to the diploma I obtained at uni, I’m a librarian. I mean, information scientist, to be precise. Although I have always dreamed about working in a library, spending time among books, I’ve never actually had a job in one. Based on all the stories I’ve read involving librarians, I probably romanticized the idea way too much. Object Moved This document may be found here.


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