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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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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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Exploring Alternative Library Careers via Linkedin Groups

Exploring Alternative Library Careers via Linkedin Groups | Career Development for Information Professionals Ireland | Scoop.it
by Joy Rodriguez, Head Editor, INALJ Delaware Exploring Alternative Library Careers via Linkedin Groups Joining groups on Linkedin is a great way to expand your professional network and keep track ...
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Some great LinkedIn groups for exploring alternative library careers. Via @needalibraryjob 

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Teaching Librarians & Project Management: New Expectations for the Digital Age - Archive Journal Issue 3

Teaching Librarians & Project Management: New Expectations for the Digital Age - Archive Journal Issue 3 | Career Development for Information Professionals Ireland | Scoop.it
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What teaching librarians may be: digital humanists, trend spotters, adjudicators and project managers.

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WLIC 2013 Paper: “Born.Digital@British.Library: Opportunities and Challenges of Implementing a Digital Collection Development Strategy”

WLIC 2013 Paper: “Born.Digital@British.Library: Opportunities and Challenges of Implementing a Digital Collection Development Strategy” | Career Development for Information Professionals Ireland | Scoop.it
Here’s the fifth selection in our series featuring papers that will be presented at the IFLA World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) 2013 next month in Singapore.
Our first four selections are linked at the bottom of this post.
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The changing collection development policies and strategies in the British Library, adapting to the digital environment.

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Literacy starts in the library

Literacy starts in the library | Career Development for Information Professionals Ireland | Scoop.it
The announced closure of the Ford car plant in Geelong, waning jobs in mining and forecast rises in unemployment have highlighted the need for flexibility in the Australian workforce.
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Another article in the importance of libraries to the community,

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othervoices » Blog Archive » The Role of Libraries and Information Professionals in OER Initiatives

othervoices » Blog Archive » The Role of Libraries and Information Professionals in OER Initiatives | Career Development for Information Professionals Ireland | Scoop.it
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The role (and potential roles) of librarians in Open Educational Resources initiatives.

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Webinars

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“New Librarians Global Connection: best practices, models and recommendations“ “New Librarians Global Connection: best practices, models and recommendations“ is a new series of free quarterly webin...
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Series of free quarterly webinars on issues of interest to new librarians, models of library associations and library schools working with new professionals, and groups by and for librarians.

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Neil Gaiman talks about his love of libraries | The Book Case

Neil Gaiman talks about his love of libraries | The Book Case | Career Development for Information Professionals Ireland | Scoop.it
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Neil Gaiman on his love of and the importance of libraries. 

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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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6 Popular Librarian Groups To Join On LinkedIn | LibraryScienceList.com

6 Popular Librarian Groups To Join On LinkedIn | LibraryScienceList.com | Career Development for Information Professionals Ireland | Scoop.it
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Some good library and library career development groups on LinkedIn.

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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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'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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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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Undaimonia: Rise of the cyborgs: the growth of librarian-IT hybrids

Undaimonia: Rise of the cyborgs: the growth of librarian-IT hybrids | Career Development for Information Professionals Ireland | Scoop.it
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Great post/article on changing technology in libraries, its impact on librarianship and the new and traditional skills that librarians need as well as the risks inherent in using these technologies.

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The heart of a reading culture - Hurupaki School | Services to Schools

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The importance of school libraries to reading.

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Introducing the IFLA Library – the new repository for managing IFLA’s World Library and Information Congress content | IFLA

Introducing the IFLA Library – the new repository for managing IFLA’s World Library and Information Congress content | IFLA | Career Development for Information Professionals Ireland | Scoop.it
Posted in News “IFLA President Ingrid Parent today launched the IFLA Library, a repository for IFLA World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) papers and, in future, other IFLA publications: “This improved accessibility to IFLA’s publishing,...
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A good resource for up-to-date activites on different aspects of librarianship all over the world. Some fantastic papers here,

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Study on emerging technologies librarians - IFLA Library

Study on emerging technologies librarians - IFLA Library | Career Development for Information Professionals Ireland | Scoop.it
Emerging technologies librarians: how a new library position and its competencies are evolving http://t.co/7NM20n0jxb via @INFOdocket #IFLA

 

RADNIECKI, Tara (2013) Study on emerging technologies librarians: how a new library position and its competencies are evolving to meet the technology and information needs of libraries and their patrons. Paper presented at: IFLA World Library and Information Congress, 17 - 23 August 2013, Singapore.


Via Karen du Toit
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Emerging technologies and how librarians are developing new skills and competencies to meet changing needs of users.

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Librarians competencies EVOLVING to meet the technology and information needs of libraries and it spatrons!

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Information Literacy Resources in Many Languages | U of T Librarians Blog

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Overview of information literacy resources worldwide from UNESCO.

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Information Literacy Weblog: Presentations from #ub13 available

Information Literacy Weblog: Presentations from #ub13 available | Career Development for Information Professionals Ireland | Scoop.it
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Information literacy slides from CILIP's Umbrella Conference 2013. 

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Calendar of Free Webinars

Calendar of Free Webinars | Career Development for Information Professionals Ireland | Scoop.it
In the calendar above, I've listed various free online Webinars, which will enable any librarian and LIS student to pursue professional development. Please take advantage of these free resources. P...
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A great list of online MOOCs and free webinars for librarians (and beyond).

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The New School Library

The New School Library | Career Development for Information Professionals Ireland | Scoop.it
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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INALJ

INALJ | Career Development for Information Professionals Ireland | Scoop.it
The I Need a Library Job eResource center! A community of information professionals working together to help you find a job!
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Great library jobs resource site with international job postings, articles and more. The helpful keywords for job searching give a good idea of the range of things us librarians can do!

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LAI CDG's curator insight, July 29, 2013 3:36 AM

Great library jobs resource site with international job postings, articles and more. The helpful keywords for job searching give a good idea of the range of things us librarians can do!