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Occupational Supply Demand
Unit of Analysis
2511A Library Science
Program(s) of Study and Training

A program that prepares individuals to identify, manage, preserve, and make available records with long-term value for documentation, legal, research, and other purposes. Includes instruction in appraisal and collection development, information and records management, archival preservation, access systems, management of electronic records, archival outreach, and legal and ethical issues.

A program that prepares individuals to provide library and information services and programming for children and young adults. Includes instruction in information needs of children and young adults, resources and services for children and young adults, literature for youth, storytelling, multi-ethnic materials, library management, and information technology for librarians.

A program that focuses on the knowledge and skills required to develop, organize, store, retrieve, administer, and facilitate the use of local, remote, and networked collections of information in print, audiovisual, and electronic formats and that prepares individuals for professional service as librarians and information consultants.

Any instructional program in library science and administration not listed above.

Any instructional program in library science not listed above.

A program that prepares individuals to serve as librarians and media specialists in elementary and secondary schools as well as special instructional centers.

Occupation(s)

Prepare, plan, and operate multimedia teaching aids for use in education. May record, catalogue, and file materials.

Administer libraries and perform related library services. Work in a variety of settings, including public libraries, educational institutions, museums, corporations, government agencies, law firms, non-profit organizations, and healthcare providers. Tasks may include selecting, acquiring, cataloguing, classifying, circulating, and maintaining library materials; and furnishing reference, bibliographical, and readers' advisory services. May perform in-depth, strategic research, and synthesize, analyze, edit, and filter information. May set up or work with databases and information systems to catalogue and access information.

Teach courses in library science. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.