Librarians of all types will be interested in the results from Library Journal Placements and Salaries Survey for 2011. This year’s survey received responses from 1,789 LIS graduates (approximately 37% of all 2010 graduates) and true to form, a number of interesting findings were reported. As expected, the current job market posed a number of difficult challenges in finding quality jobs with solid wages; however, “it also offered unexpected opportunities and sounded positive notes despite a battered economy.” The report is divided into the following sections:
- Tight Competition
- Where the Library Jobs Are
- Jobs Beyond Libraries
- Equity Gap Redefined
- The Grads’ Perspective
- Explore the Data
- Survey Methods
- Make Sure Your School Gets Counted
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