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    Library Science

    Library science and administration degree programs – also known as library science and library and information science degree programs – teach the skills needed to work as librarians and information specialists.

    Students who study the field learn how to:

    • Use information software to select and acquire information resources
    • Catalog, manage, and preserve hard copy and electronic collections of books, journals, documents, photographs, films, sound recordings, and other information resources
    • Perform audits of library a database/inventory
    • Perform ongoing updates of a library database/inventory
    • Coordinate lecture series, author signings, and other related events
    • Assist library users with conducting research and finding information on any subject
    • Create and administer library budgets

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