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Becoming a librarian or archivist: Home

A collection of information if you're considering a career in libraries or archives.

Working at Oregon State University Libraries

Graduate school

Many professional-level library and archives jobs require a graduate degree. This is generally a Master of Library and Information Studies, also known as an MLIS, MIS, or MLS. There are many programs that offer these degrees, including several completely online degrees.

Careers in libraries and archives

Librarians and archivists work in universities, public libraries, K-12 schools, businesses, non-profits, and all kinds of environments. Explore some of these different careers below!

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