A study reported in 1978 of 23 middle managers and 11 administrators in 5 Association of Research Libraries libraries as well as a review of ads for 82 middle managerial positions in academic libraries posted in 1975 showed that43 (52.4%) of the ads listed an ALA-accredited library master's degree as a qualification, 37 (45.1%) listed library master's degree without specifying ALA-accredited, 30 (36.6%) listed second master's degree, 4 (4.9%) listed Ph.D., 1 (1.2%) listed an other professional degree, and 1 stated that a master's degree was not required.                     (Source)

Ibid…. showed that, of 23 middle managers, 21 (91.3%) had ALA-accredited master's degrees, none had unaccredited library master's degrees, 13 (56.5%) had second master's degrees, 1 (4.3%) had a Ph.D., and 2 (8.7%) had an other professional degree.                        (Source)

Dr. David Kohl

 "Libraries in the digital age are experiencing the most profound transformation since ancient Mesopotamian scribes first began gathering and organizing cuneiform tablets."

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