Jinfo BlogNontraditional Careers for Info Pros: Why Consider Alternatives? [ABSTRACT]

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By Rachel Singer Gordon

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Abstract

Our changing information landscape opens up new options for librarians and info pros to transfer their skills to a myriad of nontraditional fields. Some of us, however, may feel the curse of living in interesting times; after spending years working in traditional libraries and/or investing in an MLIS, we hesitate to open ourselves up to alternative possibilities.

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Our changing information landscape opens up new options for librarians and info pros to transfer their skills to a myriad of nontraditional fields. Some of us, however, may feel the curse of living in interesting times; after spending years working in traditional libraries and/or investing in an MLIS, we hesitate to open ourselves up to alternative possibilities.

What's Inside:

Your own reasons may differ, or you may find that multiple factors combine to motivate you to look beyond libraries. Regardless of your motivation, understanding the reasons behind your decision can help you choose an alternative path that better fits your needs, skills, and personality.

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