not your mother’s librarian…

“…too many academic librarians are so focused on “the library” that they can’t clear their thinking to see how our skills as information managers are becoming increasingly vital in helping people sort through this maddeningly complex information world in which we now live…

…a couple of our librarians … talked about what we can do to help with the training of junior faculty, with efficiently connecting researchers to the latest sources of information, about helping to develop a robust, integrated informatics infrastructure…

Librarians are about getting people to the information they need in the most effective and efficient way possible. Building collections was just the means that we used to do that given the constraints of the print world.”

Many insightful comments over on T. Scott’s blog. Read the whole post…


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