Librarians acquire and organize library collections in addition to assisting people to find information. Archivists select, evaluate and acquire documents to be preserved, such as maps and historical records, for such institutions ans universities, museums and government. They also index and classify this information and provide research and reference services to the public. Conservators preserve and restore historic objects and works of art. They often use scientific techniques such as ultraviolet photography to recondition the artifacts.
WHAT YOU NEED:
To become a librarian you must have at least an undergraduate degree, graduate degrees in library science are becoming more the norm. You should have some knowledge of computer science, especiallly computerized index systems. To be an archivist, you should have a graduate degree in archival studies. A graduate degree in art conservation, or completion of a college program in conservation, is recommended if you ate interested in a career as a conservator. A knowledge is also an asset.
$33,000 to $41,000