Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Prompting Some Discussion

Recently, the Atlantic Provinces Library Association posted an article that I submitted in an attempt to spurn on some discussion about our future. 

 “Wanting to be a librarian because you like books is like wanting to be a cop because you like guns” is a recent tweet from, David Lankes, Associate Professor at Syracuse University's School of Information Studies and Director of the Information Institute of Syracuse (2010). This simple comment evokes a number of complex realizations and affirmations. Many will agree that to perform the work expected of information professionals, a love of one media format is not a prerequisite...

The discussion continues at:  Changing the Way We Look at Ourselves  APLA Bulletin Volume 74 » Issue 2 - December 2010

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