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ACRL Resources for Library School Students: The Job Search

Job Sites

Top Tip

Try looking at job lists for any professional organization you're interested in as well as state by state job lists. You'll be surprised how many different listings there are. 

Advice from Professionals

Interview Preparation

Removing Barriers to Entry
Detailed advice from Lindsay Hansen Brown on  how to stand out when applying for an academic library position. (July 15, 2022 edition of Inside Higher Education)

Five Tips from ALA Joblist:

  1. Get Some Sleep
  2. Look the Part
  3. Study Your Resume
  4. Practicing Answering the Most Commonly Asked Questions
  5. Research the Company