Rethinking Information Work A Career Guide for Librarians and Other Information Professionals by G. Kim Dority

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Subjects:

  • Advice on careers & achieving success,
  • Library & Information Sciences,
  • Vocational guidance,
  • Development - General,
  • Careers - Job Hunting,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Careers / Job Opportunities,
  • United States,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Library science,
  • Information science,
  • Careers - Other Specific Fields,
  • Library & Information Science,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines / Library & Information Science,
  • Career development

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8855946M
ISBN 10159158180X
ISBN 109781591581802

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