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How Do I Become a Medical Librarian?
Health sciences librarians work anywhere health information is needed, including:
- hospitals and clinics;
- colleges and universities;
- medical and health professions schools;
- consumer health libraries;
- research centers and foundations;
- industry (including biotechnology, insurance, pharmaceutical, and publishing); and
- federal, state, and local government agencies.
Whether you're a student starting your career exploration, or a professional looking for a second career, find out if health sciences librarianship is the right career for you!
MLA and sections provide up to $52,000 each year—for research, travel, professional development, plus scholarships for library school and fellowships for PhD students. Applications are generally due December 1; check individual grants for actual deadlines. Apply today for...
- Lindberg Research Fellowship ($10,000), application due Nov. 15
- Eugene Garfield Research Fellowship ($5,000)
- Medical Informatics Section/MLA Career Development Grant ($1,500)
Visit the grants page for more funding opportunities.
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Assistant/Associate Professor and Information Services, Research, and Health Informatics Librarian
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