Teach courses in library science. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Other Job Titles Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary May Have
Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Classification Instructor, Information Science Professor, Instructor, Lecturer, Library Instructor, Library Science Professor, Library Technology Instructor, Professor
Tasks & Responsibilities May Include
Conduct research in a particular field of knowledge and present findings in professional journals, books, electronic media, or at professional conferences.
Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, and papers.
Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, giving presentations at conferences, and serving on committees in professional associations.
Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics such as collection development, archival methods, and indexing and abstracting.
Prepare course materials, such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
Level of Education Attained by Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary
Most common level of education among people in this career: Doctoral or professional degree (47%)
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