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ERIC Number: ED020716
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Apr-15
Pages: 14
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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SURVEY OF LIBRARY PERSONNEL IN SIERRA COLLEGE EMPLOYMENT AREA.
YOUNG, ELMA L.
FOR TWO YEARS PRIOR TO THIS STUDY, SIERRA COLLEGE, CALIFORNIA, HAD OFFERED LIBRARY TECHNICIAN TRAINING IN ITS EVENING PROGRAM. A SURVEY OF LIBRARIES IN THE 5-COUNTY EMPLOYMENT AREA OF THE COLLEGE'S GRADUATES WAS MADE IN 1968 TO DETERMINE NEEDS FOR LIBRARY TECHNICIANS. IN THE FIVE COUNTIES, 167 LIBRARIES WERE IDENTIFIED, WITH A TOTAL OF 1084 EMPLOYEES. MAJOR LIBRARIES IN THE SACRAMENTO METROPOLITAN AREA ACCOUNTED FOR 694 EMPLOYEES. THE NEED FOR TRAINING NONPROFESSIONAL LIBRARY PERSONNEL WAS DEMONSTRATED BY THE EXISTENCE OF 775 SUCH POSITIONS. ANOTHER SOURCE OF EMPLOYMENT WAS THE SCHOOL LIBRARIES, WHICH DID NOT MEET COMMONLY RECOGNIZED STANDARDS. INSERVICE TRAINING NEEDS OF CURRENTLY EMPLOYED PERSONNEL ALSO CONTRIBUTED TO THE NEED FOR THE COLLEGE'S PROGRAM. (WO)
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Authoring Institution: Sierra Coll., Rocklin, CA.
Identifiers: CALIFORNIA