Careers for Bookworms & Other Literary Types, Fourth Edition by Marjorie Eberts, Margaret Gisler

By Marjorie Eberts, Margaret Gisler

Flip the web page on a brand new profession and reside your ardour are you aware the Dewey decimal process by way of center? Do you look ahead to lengthy waits within the doctor's workplace so that you can make amends for your journal studying? Do you've sufficient books to begin your individual library? if you happen to responded convinced to any of those questions, your occupation selection has already been made. Now you must select an profession. Careers for Bookworms & different Literary kinds presents all of the info you must release a occupation as a: Librarian • ebook editor • tv express manufacturer • family tree researcher • trip author • Public kin consultant inside of you will discover useful recommendation on identifying which calling is for you, in addition to firsthand money owed of daily workouts, info on operating stipulations on chosen jobs, and an inventory of assets that can assist you get your foot within the door. allow Careers for Bookworms & different Literary varieties placed you at the route to a dynamimc and lucrative profession.

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While working at the zoo, she had the rare opportunity of building a brand-new library and developing a collection of books, journals, videos, and slides. It was also her responsibility to continually expand the zoo’s library to meet staff needs. In doing her job, she had to become an expert on materials ranging from orchids to rhinos. 2 4 • C A R E E R S F O R B O O K WO R M S To be successful in the special library field, Suzanne found it essential to use diverse reading skills. She spent a lot of time on the Web sifting through information for the zoo curators.

While wearing the hat of managing editor, this editor oversees the production of as many as twenty books in a year. Not only does she decide on text changes, she also acts as a copyeditor, which is something not all editors do. In describing the pluses and minuses of her job, this editor points out that the job is not dull or routine. Because the subject matter varies greatly, the opportunity to learn something new is always there. The one negative to her job is the tension she feels when she falls behind on her schedule.

Salaries ranged from $22,048 to $225,000. S. degrees ranged from $10,712 to $143,700. For all positions, salaries are usually highest in the North Atlantic and West/Southwest regions and lowest in the Southeast. In Canada, the median salary for a librarian in a large city is more than CAN$50,000. You can get a better idea of what you might make as a librarian by studying the salaries listed in online ads for librarians and in professional journals. What Else Can You Do with a Library Degree? Just because you graduated from college with a librarian’s degree is no reason you have to become a librarian.

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