Info Career Trends
Library and Information Science
We’ve all heard the axiom that the thing people fear most in life is speaking in public. Perhaps that is even true for some librarians. Even if public speaking isn’t on your personal top ten list of fears, it can still be difficult to muster up the courage to address a crowd. Yet, librarians’ job descriptions increasingly involve speaking to groups of people, through teaching, addressing a meeting, interviewing for a job, or presenting at conferences.
public presentations, public speaking, librarianship
Hines, Samantha, "On Speaking Terms: How to Get Through Talking in Front of a Crowd" (2006). Mansfield Library Faculty Publications. 13.