An ever-growing majority of libraries across the country are starting to hire new employees to fill top managerial vacancies, although many of them do not plan to earn, or have yet to earn, a Master of Library Science (MLS) degree. But what does this mean for the future of the organizational structure of the library itself? Well, it can be said that a growing percentage of all types of libraries in today’s society have made the complex, yet ironically beneficial, decision to hire non-MLS professionals for their mid-level and senior management vacancies as a first resort.Since the information field itself is now more of a valuable commodity as it escapes its former print home on library shelves in the Digital Age, a growing number of faculty and deans across our nation’s campuses find that they don’t “need ALA-accredited programs to educate students on how to participate in today’s information-intensive economy” (Crowley 46 and 47). Moreover, graduates of ALA-accredited programs are now beginning to serve as webmasters and competitive data analysts in a wide range of non-traditional corporate and research environments (Crowley 47). For the past several years now, the paraprofessionals in the systems department of the academic and public Pikes… Read full this story
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