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Taking Your MLIS Abroad : Getting and Succeeding in an International Library Job (Paperback) (Lara Seven
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This book explains how and why to get an international library job, what to expect when you arrive in your host country, and how to overcome challenges in your new home.
• Supplies potential expat librarians invaluable information about what to expect from libraries abroad, identifying differences, constraints, and obstacles as compared to U.S. norms
• Describes the realities of moving and working abroad, thereby enabling readers to accurately assess if a foreign job would be a good fit
• Guides librarians taking a job outside the United States and Canada through the intricacies of moving abroad, thriving in their new job, and building networks (professional and social)
• Provides practical information suited to librarians with experience in academic, school, or special libraries as well as newly graduated librarians