Information on librarianship, including information on scholarships or loans, is available from the American Library Association. For a listing of accredited library education programs
check their homepage.
American Library Association
Office for Human Resource Development and Recruitment
50 East Huron St.
Chicago, IL 60611
For information on a career as a special librarian, write to:
Special Libraries Association
1700 18th St. NW.
Washington, DC 20009
Information on graduate schools of library and information science can be obtained from:
Association for Library and Information Science Education
P.O. Box 7640
Arlington, VA 22207
For information on a career as a law librarian, scholarship information, and a list of ALA-accredited schools offering programs in law librarianship, contact:
American Association of Law Libraries
53 West Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60604
For information on employment opportunities as a health sciences librarian, scholarship information, credentialing information, and a list of MLA-accredited schools offering programs in health sciences librarianship, contact:
Medical Library Association
6 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60602
Information on acquiring a job as a librarian with the Federal Government may be obtained from the Office of Personnel Management through a telephone-based system. Consult your telephone directory under U.S. Government for a local numberor call (912) 757-3000; Federal Relay Service (800) 877-8339 The first number is not tollfree and charges may result. Information also is available from:
Information concerning requirements and application procedures for positions in the Library of Congress can be obtained directly from:
Human Resources Office
Library of Congress
101 Independence Ave. SE.
Washington, DC 20540-2231
State library agencies can furnish information on scholarships available through their offices requirements for certification and general information about career prospects in the State. Several of these agencies maintain job hotlines reporting openings for librarians.
The Virginia Department of Education can furnish information on certification requirements and job opportunities for school librarians. Visit their website at:
Many library science schools offer career placement services to their alumni and current students. Some allow nonaffiliated students and jobseekers to use their services.
The data sources for the information displayed here include: Virginia Career VIEW Research.