The authors on this list were generous enough to write posts for Hiring Librarians, as part of the Author’s Corner series, that illustrated their approach and perspective. Click on the title of the book to navigate to these posts.

Buck, T. & Duff, S. (2021). Guidance for librarians transitioning to a new environment. Routledge.

de Stricker, U. & Hurst-Wahl, J. (2011). The information and knowledge professional’s career handbook: Define and create your success. Chandos Publishing.

Dority, G. K. (2012). LIS career sourcebook: Managing and maximizing every step of your career. Libraries Unlimited.

Doucett, E. (2010). What they don’t teach you in library school. ALA Editions.

Foxworth, D. (2019). Landing a Library Job. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. 

Gonzales, B.M. (2020). Systems Librarianship: A Practical Guide for Librarians. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

Gorecki, P. & Petrovich, A. (Eds.). (2022). Residencies Revisited: Reflections on Library Residency Programs from the Past and Present. Library Juice Press. 

Kane, L. (2011). Working in the virtual stacks: The new library & information science. ALA.

Kane, L. (2003). Straight from the stacks: A firsthand guide to careers in library and information science. ALA Editions.

Lowe-Wincentsen, D. & Crook, L. (2010). Mid-career library and information professionals: A leadership primer. Chandos Publishing.

Luster, C. F. (2013). Extra-help librarians. Open Vista Press.

Markgren, S. & Allen, T. E. (2013). Career Q & A: A librarian’s real-life, practical guide to managing a successful career. Information Today.

Markgren, S. & Miles, L. (2019). How to thrive as a library professional: Achieving success and satisfaction. Libraries Unlimited. 

Matarazzo, J. M., & Pearlstein, T. (2013). Special libraries: A survival guide. Libraries Unlimited.

Monson, J. (2013). Jump-start your career as a digital librarian: A LITA guide. ALA Techsource.

Press, M. (2020). Get the Job: Academic Library Hiring for the New Librarian. Association of College and Research Libraries. 

Neely, T. (2011). How to stay afloat in the academic library job pool. ALA Editions.

Shontz, P. K. & Murray, R.A. (2012). What do employers want? A guide for library science students. Libraries Unlimited.

Smallwood, C., Harrod, K. & Gubnitskaia, V. (2013). Continuing education for librarians: Workshops, conferences, college, and other ways. McFarland.

Stickell, L. & Sanders, B. (2013). Making the most of your library career. ALA Editions.

Woodward, J. (2011). A librarian’s guide to an uncertain job market. American Library Association.