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SLIS Faculty Member Publishes 2013 Library Journal Placements & Salaries Survey Results

November 11, 2013

SLIS Assistant Professor Dr. Stephanie Maatta Smith has published her annual placement and salary survey results in the October 15th issue of Library Journal. Essential reading for any MLIS student, the article, "Placements & Salaries 2013: The Emerging Databrarian," explores job market realities for MLIS degree holders. It highlights top new job titles and responsibilities in the following areas: Data Analytics, Data Science, Digital Archives, Digital Content Management, E-learning/Distance Learning Librarian, Emerging Technologies Specialist, Instructional Designer, Project Manager, Social Media Manager, and User Experience Designer. Maatta Smith also emphasizes that even "traditional LIS roles have begun to articulate the need for skills related to emerging technologies and digital content from the entry level on up."

To read the full article and related pieces, please go to: http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2013/10/placements-and-salaries/2013-survey/the-emerging-databrarian