A blogger at Bitesize Bio tells the tale of how she went from aspiring scientific researcher to librarian. Her job includes everything from teaching workshops on clinical genetics to managing a web site and curating a bioinformatics database. To make it happen, she went back to school for her Masters in Library Science. "I also talked to a lot of people -- don’t underestimate the power of networking," she says.

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