Alternative Careers in Sci-Tech Information Service

Alternative Careers in Sci-Tech Information Service

ISBN: 9780866566940
Publisher: Routledge
Edition: 1
Publication Date: 1987-12-17
Number of pages: 154
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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.

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