So, You Want to Be a Hospital Librarian?

by Elizabeth on December 12, 2013 · 0 comments

in guest post, librarians, librarianship, libraries, medical libraries


Medical librarianship is not something that is typically encountered in library school outside of a special libraries class, and even then it’s just a section of the class. So when I first started as a solo hospital librarian, I knew next to nothing about health sciences librarianship, and even less about hospital librarianship.

Hospital librarianship is different from medical librarianship because a hospital librarian is both a medical and a business librarian. There are no subject specialties in hospital librarianship; you are a jack of all trades…

To continue reading please hop over to my guest post on the great library blog, Letters to a Young Librarian.

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