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South Dakota State Library Services: Library Career Resources

A list of services provided by the South Dakota State Library.

Job Listings

SD Library Association Career Center http://www.sdlibraryassociation.org/networking/

Mountain Plains Library Association Jobline http://mpla.us/quick-links/jobline.html

Colorado Jobline (also includes other states) https://www.libraryjobline.org/

ALA Joblist http://joblist.ala.org/

LITA Job Site http://www.ala.org/lita/professional/jobs

 

Top 10 Reasons to Become a Librarian http://www.ala.org/educationcareers/careers/paths/top10reasons

Library Salaries Information http://www.ala.org/educationcareers/employment/salaries

ALA Library Careers http://www.ala.org/educationcareers/libcareers

ALA Career Resources http://www.ala.org/educationcareers/careers/librarycareerssite/home

ALA Career Development Resource Guide http://www.ala.org/educationcareers/employment/career-resources

U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook https://www.bls.gov/ooh/

 

ALA Accredited Master's Programs http://www.ala.org/educationcareers/accreditedprograms/directory

AASL/CAEP Accredited Master's Programs with a Specialty in School Librarianship: http://www.ala.org/aasl/about/ed/caep/programs 

MLS Classes Offered in Sioux Falls, SD https://www.emporia.edu/slim/regionallocations/sioux-falls-sd

Guide to Programs in Library and Information Science https://librarysciencedegree.org/

School Library Media Endorsement Programs - this is not a comprehensive list of programs

 

South Dakota Library Association Scholarships/Grants http://www.sdlibraryassociation.org/page/grants

Mountain Plains Library Association Grants http://mpla.us/quick-links/grants.html

ALA Financial Assistance for Library & Information Studies http://www.ala.org/educationcareers/education/financialassistance

ALA Scholarship Program http://www.ala.org/educationcareers/scholarships

P.E.O. (Philanthropic Education Organization) offers several scholarships, loans, and awards for graduate education for women. http://www.peointernational.org/peo-projectsphilanthropies

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Questions?

Contact any senior librarian at the SD State Library for assistance!

Library Outreach

1-605-773-3131 or 1-800-423-6665, Option 5

Kathleen Slocum, Continuing Education Coordinator, Kathleen.Slocum@state.sd.us
605-773-8438

Brenda Hemmelman, Collection Services Librarian, Brenda.Hemmelman@state.sd.us 
605-773-5075

Nina Mentzel, Metadata Librarian, Nina.Mentzel@state.sd.us 
605-280-6911

Shawn Behrends, State Data Coordinator, Shawn.Behrends@state.sd.us
605-280-5834

Alissa Adams, School Library Technology Coordinator, Alissa.Adams@state.sd.us 
605-295-3152

David Bradford, Digital Resources Coordinator, David.Bradford@state.sd.us 
605-295-3174