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South Dakota State Library Services

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

Library Career Resources

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

SD State Library School Librarian Interview Guide School Librarian Interview Guide

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/

 

General Library Programs

Western Dakota Tech - 1-year (undergraduate) diploma or a 2-year certificate program in Rapid City, SD.

School Library Media Programs

 

SD State Library Offerings

Public Library Institute - offered every summer for public librarians leading to an SD Certificate in Public Library Management after four years.
ExCITE! (formerly School Library Boot Camp) - offered annually for any South Dakota educator. Earn grad or undergrad credit through USF which may be applied to a library media minor and then on to endorsement via SD DOE. This course may be repeated. 

 

 

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