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[Infographic] Library Science Industry: An Outlook

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Some people may believe that print is dead, and similarly the need for librarians and libraries has come to an end. That’s not true – information science and knowledge management continues to be a very important part of ensuring that humankind gathers and institutionalizes its collective knowledge for future generations.

It’s the reason why despite the industry maturing, the field of library and information science continues to be competitive. If you’re in or looking to enter this space, getting the highest level of education can help you stand out amongst your peers (and as a former library professional this comes close to heart).

If so, here’s an infographic that gives a broad overview of the library and information science industry that you may find useful:

[Infographic credit: USC Library Science]


Daniel Goh is the founder and chief editor of Young | Upstarts, as well as an F&B entrepreneur. Daniel has a background in public relations, and is interested in issues in entrepreneurship, small business, marketing, public relations and the online space. He can be reached at daniel [at] youngupstarts [dot] com.

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