Description

Library Science is an interdisciplinary field that applies the practices, perspectives, and tools of management, information technology, education, and other areas to libraries; the collection, organization, preservation, and dissemination of information resources; and the political economy of information.

Information or library scientists are responsible for managing the acquisition, supply and distribution of information within an organization or section of an organization and for making that information accessible to users.

Subject Combination

English and Any three Arts or Social Science subjects

Employment

Library or information scientists are typically employed by universities libraries, public libraries and information services, research establishments, charities, private and public-sector organizations.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS FOR SOCIAL SCIENCE CAREERS

  • Strong analytical skills,
  • Excellent interpersonal, teamwork and communication skills
  • Report writing skills
  • Computer skills
  • Project management skills
  • Organization skills and management skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Leadership skills

Read: The overview – Social Science