New Fast Facts: LibraryJobline.org — the first year

The first year of job postings on LibraryJobline.org has been reviewed and shows some interesting trends in library employment.

The data indicate that new library jobs are being created, the requirement for an MLIS varies by library type, and that there is an increase in desire for Spanish-speaking employees.

See the Fast Facts article here: http://www.lrs.org/documents/fastfacts/257_jobline.pdf

Comment on the article here: http://www.lrs.org/blog/

Regina Avila
Research Fellow
Library Research Service

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