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The Changing Landscape For Libraries & Librarians In The Digital Age

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The Changing Landscape For Libraries & Librarians In The Digital Age.

Physical To Virtual Libraries – Creating a balance between physical facilities with the increasing demand for digital materials

Individual To Community Libraries – Accommodating the needs of individuals in concert with community engagement

Collection To Creation Libraries – Transforming libraries into facilities for media creation, not just consumption

Portal To Archive Libraries – Balancing the needs for physical and digital archives


Via Trudy Raymakers, nickcarman
Eva I. Fischer's insight:

As I librarian I love these kind of articles... however I do want to say that realistically we are not essential and irreplaceable, rather we STRIVE to remain essential, irreplaceable and relevant!

And we're doing a good job! So let's all keep up the good work!

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nickcarman's curator insight, November 18, 2013 11:19 PM

Professional librarians need to be prepared for continuing change in their work environment.

Juliana Loh's curator insight, November 22, 2013 11:05 PM

great article on the future of libraries...And yes... there will still be physical books :D

Margie Teaches Libstudies's comment, May 8, 2014 10:30 PM
I love these shelves. Want them at home so much!
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Rescooped by Eva I. Fischer from Future Trends in Libraries
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The Changing Landscape For Libraries & Librarians In The Digital Age

The Changing Landscape For Libraries & Librarians In The Digital Age | Libraries... and not just in the USA | Scoop.it

The Changing Landscape For Libraries & Librarians In The Digital Age.

Physical To Virtual Libraries – Creating a balance between physical facilities with the increasing demand for digital materials

Individual To Community Libraries – Accommodating the needs of individuals in concert with community engagement

Collection To Creation Libraries – Transforming libraries into facilities for media creation, not just consumption

Portal To Archive Libraries – Balancing the needs for physical and digital archives


Via Trudy Raymakers, nickcarman
Eva I. Fischer's insight:

As I librarian I love these kind of articles... however I do want to say that realistically we are not essential and irreplaceable, rather we STRIVE to remain essential, irreplaceable and relevant!

And we're doing a good job! So let's all keep up the good work!

more...
nickcarman's curator insight, November 18, 2013 11:19 PM

Professional librarians need to be prepared for continuing change in their work environment.

Juliana Loh's curator insight, November 22, 2013 11:05 PM

great article on the future of libraries...And yes... there will still be physical books :D

Margie Teaches Libstudies's comment, May 8, 2014 10:30 PM
I love these shelves. Want them at home so much!