Bringing value to the library science degree in a changing environment

Suvanida Duangudom (Wake Technical Community College, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA)
Nora Bird (University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, North Carolina, USA)

The Bottom Line

ISSN: 0888-045X

Publication date: 14 November 2016



The purpose of this paper is to present a discussion on the added value of a library science degree in a community college setting.


This is a viewpoint supported with research from current field literature.


This is demonstrating the variances of perceived value of LIS degrees in different library settings. Recommendations are made for individuals to lead their own career needs.


This is the author’s own points of view.



Duangudom, S. and Bird, N. (2016), "Bringing value to the library science degree in a changing environment", The Bottom Line, Vol. 29 No. 3, pp. 218-222.

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