A Study of the University of Minnesota Library School Graduates, 1951-1964.

by J. Wallach

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An analysis of educational and professional data from questionnaires and registration files of the 370 M.A. graduates of the Minnesota Library School from the time the first degree was awarded in 1951 to August 1964. Men constituted 37% (as compared with a national average for library schools of 24%). Of those employed in the field, 48% worked for colleges and universities, 25% in public libraries, 16% in school libraries, and 12% in special libraries and research centers. Sixty-nine graduates were heads of departments or multiperson libraries (36 others ran one-man libraries), and 53 were children's librarians, two of the three highest-paid categories. Reference librarians were in the lower salary ranges. 80 pp. Bibliog.

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