Vol. 3 No. 1 (2018)

Job hunting post-recession

Elspeth Olson
American Bookbinders Museum

Published 2020-12-21


  • job hunting,
  • American Library Association,
  • new professionals,
  • freelancing,
  • archives,
  • library schools
  • ...More

How to Cite

Olson, E. (2020). Job hunting post-recession. Journal of New Librarianship, 3(1), 112–14. https://doi.org/10.21173/newlibs/4/23


Those of us who graduated from college and graduate school during and after the recession faced a library job market that was wildly unbalanced in terms of supply and demand, and consequently had to find creative ways to find employment. This column offers the author’s experience as one possible example for how new library school graduates can engage a variety of opportunities on their way to full-time employment.