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  • Find out much more about what librarians do in this profile of librarians from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. (PDF)
  • Library retirements will virtually double between the years 2010-2014 to 23,208 from a corresponding period from 2005-2009 according to ALA research director Denise Davis.
  • And over 2,000 jobs per year in for Computer Systems Analysts, Database Administrators and Computer and Information Systems Managers.
  • There are 5,756 school libraries, 1,089 public library buildings, 271 college and university libraries, and 1800 special libraries in New York State. (source)
  • Many small public and academic libraries provide part time work, offering flexibility and opportunities for career growth. (source)


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