Alternative Careers in Sci-tech Information Service

Alternative Careers in Sci-tech Information Service

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An eye-opening look at alternative careers for those with a sci-tech background--whether they be librarians or scientists or engineers, this exciting volume fills a gap in the professional literature. The contributors--all of whom have pursued alternative careers--provide detailed accounts of their jobs, including skills and education needed, working environment, job rewards and challenges, and future prospects. Although most of these positions fall outside traditional career fields--information broker, translator, acquisitions editor, information resources manager, research scientist, online database manager, and abstractor and indexer--they offer options for professionals seeking challenging new careers.Wheeler, anxious not to lose the collection to Japan, bought the library in February 1901 for $6, 880.28 and donated it to the AIEE in May. Carnegie matched this sum to cover maintenance and cataloging expenses.4 Wheeler conditioned theanbsp;...

Title:Alternative Careers in Sci-tech Information Service
Author:Ellis Mount
Publisher:Psychology Press - 1987


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