New Article From the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS): “Projections for Library Occupations”
Who can help you find books, digital archives, and other resources? Library workers, of course.
Librarians, library technicians, and other library workers connect people with information. A core focus of their work involves organizing, preserving, and sharing library collections with the public. But these workers also engage with their communities in other ways: developing children’s programming, facilitating author visits, and referring patrons to government services, to name a few.
You may find them doing all of these tasks in a variety of settings, not just public libraries. And, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projects opportunities in library occupations through 2026.
The complete article features three interactive charts and two infographics.
Here is one of the charts:
and one infographic:
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Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.