Libraries, Information Management & Archives

Libraries, Information Management & Archives

Factors to consider when thinking about a career in these areas:

  • One of the most misunderstood vocational areas, but all students will have interacted with professionals working in this sector at some stage of their academic career.
  • The use of technology and electronic resources is an ever growing aspect of the work, alongside the printed word.
  • Opportunities exist in the commercial sector as well as public and not for profit environments.
  • Qualification within a number of these occupational areas is regulated by professional bodies often with requirements for postgraduate study and vocational training.

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Employers & vacancy sources

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