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    A review of library and information service job advertisements: what do they tell us about work in the Irish library sector?


    Cullen, John G. (2000) A review of library and information service job advertisements: what do they tell us about work in the Irish library sector? Journal of Information Science, 26 (4). pp. 278-281. ISSN 0165-5515

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    Abstract

    Over the past fifteen years, analyses of employment advertisements have generated data on employment conditions and skill requirements for job seekers in the library and information sector. This paper analyses library and information job advertisements in the two most comprehensive appointment sections in Irish national daily newspapers over 1999 and demonstrates that a small but steady number of positions are advertised in both organs. Skill requirements vary, but experience in communications, management and information technology is essential for advancement and a professional qualification in library and information studies is essential. Most positions advertised were for work in academic and public libraries, mainly in locations on the east coast of Ireland (especially Dublin).

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Library; Job Advertisements; Ireland;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Business
    Item ID: 11253
    Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1177/016555150002600409
    Depositing User: Dr. John G. Cullen
    Date Deposited: 14 Oct 2019 13:54
    Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Information Science
    Publisher: Sage Publications
    Refereed: Yes
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