My Experience @ UWI’s Career Days

Prince The Knowledge Manager

After Career Days at my University this past week. I have had a lot of different views on librarianship by prospective student completing their high school diploma as well as undergrad. But this one stood out for me…
Undergrad girl: ” Why does a smart guy like you do a Bachelors Degree in Library and Information Studies? To make matters worst you want to do a Master of Arts Degree in Library and Information Studies. You seem like an IT person or a Scientist or a Doctor… But Librarianship…. Really tho”
Me: 1. I do it because i love it; 2. Because librarianship is more than handing books to users and collecting it… Its a way of life… Its as important as breathing… 3. We are advocates for your information freedom, 4. We aim to improve information literacy and even literacy in general, in a sense we are like teachers…

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