Career in Library Science

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Career Options in Library Science Libraries are the pool of information and knowledge. As India is affecting towards a knowledge society through explo...

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Career Options in Library Science

Libraries are the pool of information and knowledge. As India is affecting towards a knowledge society through explosion of learning and research institutes the importance and demand of library science is mounting quickly. As a result, job chances for librarians are on the upswing. Career in library science is alarmed with storage, maintenance and organizing of books, journals and papers. However, with the beginning of information technology and computers the traditional idea of is being preplanned to embrace not only books and further printed materials but also latest tools of information as CD-ROM, virtual libraries, Internet and so on.

Career Prospects in Library Science:

In the era of information uprising, the placement and employment panoramas of librarians are on the increase. Skilled workers in this field can obtain employment opportunities in broad regions like Universities, Public and Government libraries, professional and further academic institutions, private libraries, news and broadcasting agencies and special libraries intended for unique categories of public. They as well can be employed in museum, archives, galleries, information and documentation centers. They can also want to obtain a job in private publishing houses and extra private companies managing with voluminous information. Some library technicians are too self-employed as consultants, researchers, cataloguers and so on short- term contracts basis.

Institutes Offering Library Science Course:

Indian National Scientific Documentation Centre (INSDOC) and National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resource (NISCAIR) both in New Delhi are two major institute present Information Science and Library. moreover this numerous universities as Jamia Milia Islamia, Delhi; Aligarh Muslim University, Banaras Hindu University, Kurukhetra University, Haryana; Gujarat University; Punjab University; Madurai Kamarj University, Tamil Nadu; Makhanlal Chaturvedi National Institute of Journalism, Bhopal; Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu; Andhra University and Amravati University, Maharashtra; are further institutes presenting degree courses in Library Science.

Salary Package in Library Science:

In the time of information revolution librarianship is a lucrative job. Yet salaries of librarian differ depending upon their person qualifications, size, experience and kind of the hiring institutes. Librarian employed in archives, government museum, galleries have top salary than those in universities and colleges. Librarians running in private research institutes and documentation centers have handsome salary too.