May 01 2005
- “A Day in the Life of a Digital Librarian” by Alana BoyajianAn account of duties at a 100% distance education university.
“Job of a Lifetime” C&RL News column
Not necessarily alternative careers, but spotlights librarians with unusual or interesting positions. Scroll down page for links to individual columns.
- “Librarians in the Information Age: Alternative Uses of MLS Degrees” by Darwin McGuireA discussion of one librarian’s hunt for alternative career possibilities.
- “Places an MLS Can Take You” by Linda K. WallaceA 2002 American Libraries article highlighting a number of info pros with interesting careers.
- “Shifting Gears: Librarian to Management Analyst” by Pamela NewsomeA librarian’s job rotation experience, showing an alternative way to make a career change.
- “Taking the Independent Research Plunge” by Barbara Fritchman ThompsonChronicles a librarian’s move to independent researcher.