|A Course in
Accidental Systems Librarianship
Many current librarians
went to grad school before technology was emphasized. This author, who
went from an entry-level position to running her library's computer department
in just 3 years, tells how she became a systems person on the fly and outlines
what corresponding college courses might look like.
by Rachel Singer
Librarians Have a Lot to Juggle
Many of you are in charge
of more varieties of technology than ever before. In light of that, these
academic authors propose a new theoretical model that likens library techies
to jugglers—both have an awful lot of items they need to keep in the air.
by Dan Pfohl and
|How Can We Survive
in Reality Library?
Do you ever feel as
if technology is more like a pit of quicksand than a bridge to the future?
These two young "natives" of the world of computers are your tour guides
as they show you how to avoid common pitfalls and snares when you're navigating
through uncharted territory in your library.
by Katherine L. Bell
Moore and Karen C. Knox
a Librarian Can Live Nine Lives in a Knowledge-Based Economy
This author proves how
a solid library-school education can be the basis for a number of careers
in today's knowledge-based economy. By illustrating how she has continually
reinvented herself, she infers that librarians, like cats, can live nine
by Brunella Longo
of a Modern Community College Librarian
This author went to
school to become a librarian, inspired by the idea of being surrounded
by books and information. In this article, she tells the story of how she
ended up becoming a computer person—and an integral part of the technology
by Mary Donohue
View from the Top Left Corner
Wafting Polymers and Whirring Systems
Are Very Cool Things
by Michael Schuyler
Follow the Information and You'll Find
by Kim Guenther
Does Technology Define Librarians'
Authors—What a Concept
by Kathy Dempsey
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