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Saturday, January 09, 2010

Exchange programs for Librarians

The team of Priscilla K. Shontz, Richard A. Murray and Tiffany Allen is doing an excellent job by posting all LIS career resources that are useful for librarians. Congrats to the team.

And from the same site is an excellent source for exchange programs. I have updated the links in this article: International Librarianship: Getting There from Here by Robin Kear
  •  Some places to look for short-term positions:
    Things to Keep in Mind "Living in a foreign country is not all wonderful experiences and friendly people. The choice to work internationally leaves you without a country. Everything familiar disappears, and you miss it terribly at first, but eventually your new surroundings become your home. It is hard to sustain a marriage and family unless your partner has the same type of job or is willing to wait for you to finish your crazy adventures. There is much poverty and suffering in the world and as a resident, not a tourist, you are more likely to see and be affected by these. There are many dangerous places in the world...
    Continue reading for jobs, opportunities in other fields, etc. International Librarianship: Getting There from Here
  • See also books by Priscilla K. Shontz and Richard A. Murray:
    See also on the same shelf:
  • International Librarianship [Fulbright and other exchange programs]
  • "what are good websites for libriarian international exchange programs?" @ askville.amazon.com/
  • Google for more

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