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Example Positions

Below is a list of diverse types of library and information professionals and general job descriptions. Some are "traditional" library paths while others intersect with different fields such as the sciences, information technology, and law. Every field needs professionals who help store, manage, and facilitate access to information! 

Any organization that manages information needs information professionals - the possibilities are endless!

Graduate Programs

A graduate degree in the library and information field is valuable in a professional environment with increasing information to manage. Here are links to programs and resources for pursuing a graduate degree in this field:


Network at UR

Want to hear from a librarian about their path? Our Library Liasons each have different stories and specialties.