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How to Prepare (Now) for Your Future Dream Job

How to Prepare (Now) for Your Future Dream Job | Career Development for Information Professionals Ireland | Scoop.it
by Tiffany Newton, Head Editor, INALJ Missouri How to Prepare (Now) for Your Future Dream Job So you have a professional goal or a dream job. The only problem is that you’re not qualified at this t...
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What skills do you really need? That's up to you and your professional goals. Prepare for your dream job well in advance!

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Do You Have the Skills Hiring Managers Love? - Simply Hired Blog

Do You Have the Skills Hiring Managers Love? - Simply Hired Blog | Career Development for Information Professionals Ireland | Scoop.it
Have you ever browsed job listings only to find that barely any of the requested skills match your qualifications? Yes, that can be incredibly frustrating.
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Useful skills for librarians, especially data analysis and project management. Computer languages for the techie librarians. Books are available on all of these from your local public libraries.

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It’s Your Career—4 Key Self Development Questions | Management Excellence by Art Petty

It’s Your Career—4 Key Self Development Questions | Management Excellence by Art Petty | Career Development for Information Professionals Ireland | Scoop.it
You own your career and you own your professional development. If you’re not investing in developing yourself, you’re falling behind.
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Some career development considerations. CPD and skills development.

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Re-imagining the role of the librarian as an educator in the digita...

Blended Librarianship and Blended Librarian Presentation Overview based on the article Shank, John D., and Steven Bell. “Blended Librarianship.” Reference & User Services Quarterly 51, no. 2 (2011): 105-110.

Via John Shank, Karen Bonanno
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Good presentation on blended librarianship in academic libraries. Slide 6 reminds me of Neil Gaiman's lovely comments on librarians too: http://www.bookpage.com/the-book-case/2010/04/14/neil-gaiman-talks-about-his-love-of-libraries/

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SLS Guernsey's curator insight, July 12, 2014 2:28 AM

'Librarians need to move from being knowledgeable and start being knowledge-able' John Shark 

 

Great presentation on how a librarian can make a difference in education.

Saberes Sin Fronteras OVS's curator insight, March 11, 2015 5:21 PM

#educacion #libros #biblioteca

Konstantinos Kalemis's curator insight, August 10, 2015 5:05 AM

I just gave this virtual presentation at the XXV BRAZILIAN CONGRESS OF LIBRARIANSHIP, DOCUMENTATION AND SCIENCE OF THE INFORMATION. 

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What students need from reference librarians

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Important skills, knowledge and experience needed by the reference librarian.

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Helene Blowers |: 6 Years of 23 Things

Helene Blowers |: 6 Years of 23 Things | Career Development for Information Professionals Ireland | Scoop.it

6 Years of 23 Things. It's been six years ago this month since I created and launched the 23 Things program while I was at Charlotte Mecklneburg Library. Although the time has gone by fast, it still blows my mind away at just ...


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The impact of the 23 things program in libraries. Try your hand if you haven't already!

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Competencies - Special Libraries Association

Competencies - Special Libraries Association | Career Development for Information Professionals Ireland | Scoop.it
SLA members have explored and shared their vision of the competencies and skills required for specialized information management in many forums.
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Competencies for info pros in the 21st century. 

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Top Five Skills Required for Librarians Today & Tomorrow I LAC Group

Top Five Skills Required for Librarians Today & Tomorrow I LAC Group | Career Development for Information Professionals Ireland | Scoop.it

Because today’s librarians must be experts in dealing with both physical and digital information, we have identified the Top 5 skills every librarian must have, or develop, in order to succeed now and into the future.


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Brief overview of 5 important skills. What else would you add?

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Grisell Rodriguez's curator insight, September 27, 2013 5:16 PM

yes ''collaborating more actively'' and definitely ''information curation'' because more and more ''volume nd variety of informtion expands'' 

Галина Егорова's curator insight, October 8, 2013 1:10 AM
5 НАВЫКОВ, НЕОБХОДИМЫХ ДЛЯ БИБЛИОТЕКАРЕЙ СЕГОДНЯ И ЗАВТРА
Connie Wise's curator insight, October 17, 2013 3:43 PM

Librarians who adopt these skills will revitalize their careers, increase the visibility and viability of their profession, and become valued as the important information management professionals they are.

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61 Tech Geek Jobs for LIS Grads

61 Tech Geek Jobs for LIS Grads | Career Development for Information Professionals Ireland | Scoop.it
For your perusing pleasure, I offer you 61 tech geek jobs for MLIS grads. Not every job in the list requires an MLIS degree, but every one could be rocked by the right librarian. Some of them requi...
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Some non-traditional jobs for librarians. 61 non-traditional job titles for those with a few tech skills.

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WLIC 2013 Paper: “Text & Data Mining – A Librarian Overview” | LJ INFOdocket

WLIC 2013 Paper: “Text & Data Mining – A Librarian Overview” | LJ INFOdocket | Career Development for Information Professionals Ireland | Scoop.it
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Challenges and opportunities for librarians in the area of data and text mining. Supporting users by developing new skills.

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The New School Library

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As libraries continue to change with the growth of technology tools, good schools know that libraries and professional librarians are still essential to their missions.
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The importance of school librarians in education. One of a range of roles and responsibilities that librarians undertake.

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