LIS Skills Are in Demand

iStudent Blog

Reviews of recent job postings reveal that library and information science skills are highly marketable and desirable. Jill Klees, San Jose State University Career Center Liaison to the School of Library and Information Science, advises students to be prepared to demonstrate and communicate their skills and knowledge in these most sought after areas:

• Metadata standards for digital content
• Integrated library systems
• Teaching/instruction
• Web 2.0 applications
• Reference and information organization

Our School also perused job sites to identify emerging trends and titles in the library and information science field. LIS skills are listed in the job postings for a variety of careers and organization types. Take a look.


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