Recruitment Toolkit for Texas Librarians

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Create a New Generation of Texas Librarians   

Planning Recruitment Initiatives and Outreach

Check these sources for examples of successful programs, helpful tips, and promotional materials: 

Career Information for Prospective Librarians  General Information 
Specific Library Careers 

Graduate Education for Library Careers

Most library careers require a degree or certification from a program accredited by the American Library Association (ALA).  For careers in school librarianship, students may also choose a program accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). Use the resources listed here to help prospective librarians make informed decisions about programs that match their personal interests and circumstances.   

 General Information

Degree and Certification Programs in Texas 


Certified Public Library Administrator program


Scholarships and Financial Aid


Created on Apr 1, 2010 | Last updated August 01, 2014