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Investigación bibliotecológica

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HUGO ARTAZA, Carlos. The job market for graduates in library and information science: analysis of job advertisements published in Argentina. Investig. bibl [online]. 2011, vol.25, n.54, pp.17-36. ISSN 2448-8321.

In order to determine the characteristics that have the job offers for graduates in Library and Information Science of Argentina were analyzed the jobs advertised on two lists of interest of the specialty (ABGRA, ABDAM) during the period 2000-2007. With offers from each list were performed statistical analysis in relation to: number of jobs offered, typology of organizations applying, qualification requirements and type of contracts. In conclusion that the increased demand of jobs comes from library organizations. The applicants are mostly state organizations and the type of contract offered is permanent. In relation to the knowledge required, the areas of Information Technology, Organization and Information Processing and Language, are among the most demanded by employers.

Keywords : Labour Market; Library and Information Science; Lists of Interest; Argentina.

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