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TOP USA University Rankings for Library & Information Management 2021 - QS World University Rankings

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TOP USA University Rankings for Library & Information Management 2021 - QS World University Rankings

Libraries, contrary to popular opinion, have not lost their importance at the present time. Everyone who is related to the field of science and education knows that not everything can be found on the Internet.

For those who need to teach and learn, libraries are essential. Even today they function as repositories of knowledge, but now access to this knowledge facilitates the use of modern technologies.

Modern libraries store not only books, but also documents (including digitized ones), photo and video images, music records and much more. Library majors attract people with an interest in literature, history, art and good communication with people.

In addition to general specialization in librarianship and librarianship, library schools train library managers and specialists in the use of information technology.

Directions of study:

  • Library automation
  • Library Marketing
  • Library management
  • Document cataloging
  • Organization of functioning and service of library users
  • Creation and development of libraries
  • Formation and processing of library collections
  • Digital Library Management.

Responsibilities of information technology specialists in libraries:

  • Engage in methodological support
  • Lead the development of innovative projects and library development programs
  • Use information technology in the library and information field
  • Organize technology for library and information services
  • Analyze data about information consumers and their needs
  • Promote educational programs
  • Create information and analytical products
  • Form search engines and databases
  • Form, process, classify information and library resources.

Responsibilities of library managers:

  • Library management
  • Planning scientific work
  • HR management
  • Economic management, management.
Current material has been prepared by Egor Eremeev
Education: Kuban State University, Russia (World Economics); Westminster University (Business & Management).
Egor studied and lived in the UK for 8 years and graduated from the university of Westminster. He is currently the co-founder and the director of business development at Smapse Education and personally visits foreign schools and universities, interviews students studying in those institutions.
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