What is a Career in Library Management?

There are many nuances of a Career in Library Management. Unfortunately, it is very difficult to find information about What Library Management actually is. Most pages on the internet just talk about How to get into Library Management. While I was searching for reliable information about a Career in Library Management, I came across this amazing page: https://www.lifepage.in/career/20171011-0002/Science/Management/Career-in-Library-Management/hindi

Anita Pandey's perspective!

Anita Pandey has worked in Library Management for 13 years & 5 months. Anita Pandey has worked in Library Management as Library Assistant in English & Foreign Languages University. In Anita Pandey's own words, this is how Anita Pandey got into Library Management: "I did my BA and BLiSc from Lucknow University, Uttar Pradesh and after that I did my MLiSc from IGNOU, thereafter I did PGD in Library Automation & Networking from Hyderabad Central University. I am working as a Record incharge at State Government Corporation, Dehradun." I wanted to know more about Anita Pandey and found this profile: https://www.lifepage.in/page/anitapandey

Career Video on Library Management

In a video, Anita Pandey has talked about various aspects of a Career in Library Management. Anita Pandey started by explaining Library Management as: "Library management is a sub-discipline of institutional management that focuses on specific issues faced by libraries and library management professionals. Library management encompasses normal managerial tasks, as well as intellectual freedom and fundraising responsibilities." I watched the full video and I absolutely loved it.


It is easy to Google information about what Qualifications are needed to enter Library Management, this video went a step ahead to talk about the body of knowledge one needs to develop to excel at Library Management. Anita Pandey touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • General Reading
  • IT Exposure
  • Research Methodology
  • Inventory Management
  • Organization Management
  • Languages
  • Subject Combination
This Career demands specific Skills which only an experienced professional can lay out.
Anita Pandey then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Library Management:
  • Communication
  • Information Seeking Behaviour
  • Leadership
  • Training
  • Searching Technique
  • Patience
  • Energetic
  • Interpersonal
There are great positives of this Career.
Anita Pandey believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Library Management:
  • Job Satisfaction
  • Personal Growth
  • Social Impact
  • Intellectual Orientation
Challenges define a Career as much as the Positives of the same.
And, Anita Pandey believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Library Management:
  • Lack of Awareness
  • Security Control
  • Language Barriors
  • Lack of Funds

In the final section of the video Anita Pandey talks about How a day goes in a Career in Library Management. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Library Management, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video: https://lifepage.app.link/20171011-0002

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