Sunday, October 23, 2011

Job Prospects, Salary Expectations in 2011

If you're thinking about getting an LIS degree, it's a good idea to know what the job market is like, and Library Journal provides an annual survey to help you weigh your options.

The latest placements and salaries survey is sobering, but not all bad news. It's tough to get library jobs, but it's not quite as tough as it is in general. There are jobs for LIS grads in unexpected places - and developing skill sets through internships and volunteer opportunities can help.

Read what recent grads have to say and check out the data in the full report