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By Jeannette Woodward

in the course of those difficult financial occasions, extra everyone is counting on libraries than ever earlier than, whilst library investment is being slashed or eradicated altogether. The challenging fact is that many pro librarians are wasting their jobs, and lots of contemporary LIS graduates are having a difficult time discovering one. Being unemployed is in all probability devastating; and not using a transparent, well-thought out online game plan and massive cognizance to their very own own wellbeing and fitness, these affected may perhaps locate it tricky to get well. during this ALA versions distinct record, Woodward, a veteran librarian with a long time of expertise, is helping at-risk librarians

organize for funds crunches by way of exhibiting them the way to enhance flexible talents and plan forward for capability alterations in employment
train themselves approximately which library positions are being phased out and to be able to carry regular or expand
regulate their profession targets, repurpose their present abilities for non-traditional librarianship, or even look for paintings in non-library settings

This specific file presents the compassionate assistance and pragmatic help that librarians might want to continue to exist attainable occupation crises and reenter the activity marketplace with renewed confidence.

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