Leaving Librarianship: some recent blog posts
This past weekend I read three excellent blog postings by librarians and info pros who have left or are considering leaving the library field. Money is a huge part of the equation. Librarians, Masters holders that we are, are grossly under-compensated and often wrestle with being treated as less than professionals by others. I am fighting the good fight within the field (for right now) but very much support the decisions of both of these authors and wanted to share with you here.
Please, check them out:
Breaking Up With Libraries by Nina McHale
Hey Libraries: It’s Not Me, It’s You Part 2: Who Gets to Keep the Couch? by Kate Kosturski, INALJ New York State Head Editor
photo from UAE trip in February 2013
previously published 6/2/13 (I added a link on 6/8/13)