Alternative Careers for Librarians

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Rachel Berrington is the Director of IEEE's Client Services, nine professional librarians who are responsible for global customer outreach, training and awareness. Rachel was first hired in January 2002 as a Customer Relations Manager for Western North America. Prior to joining the IEEE, she was the Corporate Librarian at Mentor Graphics, an electronic design automation company in Portland, Oregon.

Rachel was President of the Oregon Chapter of the Special Libraries Association (SLA) in 2002 - 2003. She was also a member of IEEE's inaugural Library Advisory Council from 1999 - 2001. She is an active member of both the SLA and ASEE's Engineering Libraries Division.

Rachel received her Masters in Library and Information Science at the University of Arizona and her Bachelors Degree at Colorado College. IEEE is the world's largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. IEEE and its members inspire a global community through IEEE's highly cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities.


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Alternative Careers for Librarians