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Corporate Librarians


Corporate librarians manage data files and sources of information pertinent to the interest of a company, hospital, association, private business, or government department. They help company staff members with projects by conducting extensive research, writing reports, archiving data, or completing other tasks. Much of their work is Internet based. Corporate librarians also educate and train staff about new computer programs and databases. Approximately 5,150 special libraries are located throughout the United States, according to the American Library Association. The Special Libraries Association (SLA) serves the interests of serves information professionals in more than 60 countries. Corporate librarians may also be known as information specialists, research librarians, and special librarians. 

Salary Range

$25,000 to $100,000

Minimum Education Level

Master's Degree




About as Fast as the Average
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Library Director

Corporate Librarian

Assistant Librarian

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