Career path: Technical services

Technical services librarians specialize in acquiring, organizing and preserving all kinds of library materials. Cataloging librarianship focuses on organizing and describing library materials, while systems librarianship concentrates on managing the technology and systems that support library operations. Both roles are essential for providing efficient and user-friendly library services to patrons.

Careers in library technical services can include acquisitions, collection development and management, cataloging, classification, preservation and continuing resources. Learn more about this career pathway from the American Library Association

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*Required for MLIS students
**Required for MSIS students 

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