By Sarah L. Nesbeitt and Rachel Singer Gordon
“A must-read for information professionals, MLS students, prospective students and anyone who wishes to use technology more effectively to develop his or her career. Indispensable for those considering an education or career in library or information science.” —New Mexico State Library
“A thorough why-to and how-to book, showing librarians how to use the Web for professional training, networking, job hunting, and becoming known in the library community. Highly recommended!” —Marylaine Block, ExLibris
This is the first book designed to meet the needs of Internet-connected librarians interested in using online tools to advance their careers. Authors Nesbeitt and Gordon provide practical advice on topics ranging from current awareness services and personal Web pages to distance education, electronic resumes, and online job searches. Up-and-coming librarians will learn how to use the Internet to research education opportunities, and experienced information professionals will learn ways to network through online conferences and discussion lists. Supported by the Career Development Online Web Page, featuring updated links to important reader resources.