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The curriculum definition as established by the U.S. Department of Education’s Classification of Instructional Programs (“CIP”): Instructional programs that focus on the knowledge and skills required for managing and/or maintaining libraries and related information and record systems, collections and facilities for research and general use. (CIP Code #25)

Notable Programs in this Curriculum: Library Science and Administration; Archive Administration; Children and Youth Library Services. 

Prominent figures related to this curriculum:

Librarians, Nancy Pearl
Nancy Pearl by 'infowidget'


Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)
Founder of the first American library and part-time librarian
Melvil Dewey (1851-1931)
Inventor of the "Dewey Decimal" library classification system
Nancy Pearl (1945-Present)
American librarian, best-selling author, and literary critic

Relevant Salary Figures: According to 2008 Bureau of Labor Statistics information, the average annual salaries of popular careers related to this curriculum are listed below. For further information, including the nature of work, employment outlook, related academic programs, and specific salary information for your region, click on the occupation of interest.

Librarians: $54,700
Library Technicians: $30,130
Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary: $61,630

Library Assistants, Clerical: $24,290
College/University Librarians: $51,160
All Other Library, Museum, & Education Workers: $40,560

 

The Complete List of Programs in this Curriculum:

 
 
  • LIBRARY SCIENCE.
    Instructional programs that focus on the knowledge and skills required for managing and/or maintaining libraries and related information and record systems, collections and facilities for research and general use.
  • Library Science/Librarianship.
    Instructional content is defined in code 25.0101.
  • Library Science/Librarianship.
    A program that focuses on the knowledge and skills required to develop, organize, store, retrieve, administer, and facilitate the use of local, remote, and networked collections of information in print, audiovisual, and electronic formats and that prepares individuals for professional service as librarians and information consultants.
  • Library Assistant.
    Instructional content is defined in code 25.0301.
  • Library Assistant/Technician.
    A program that prepares individuals to assist professional librarians. Includes instruction in principles, systems, processes, and procedures of library operation; library resources and services; processes of acquisition, cataloging, storage, and display systems; discovery and retrieval of requested materials; management of books, periodicals, and other documents.
  • Library Science, Other.
    Instructional content is defined in code 25.9999.
  • Library Science, Other.
    Any instructional program in library science not listed above.
 
 
 

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