Digital roles for information professionals

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Instructor preparation

Introduction

New digital roles for information professionals within organizations run the gamut from emerging technology librarian, rich media librarian to social media librarian. New information professionals should be creative, be able to think ‘out-of-the-box’ and keep one-step ahead of the latest tools and trends.

Williams (2009) identifies roles in the following areas for librarians in the digital age:

see also Stanton J. Data Science: What’s in it for the New Librarian? Information Space blog. School of Information Studie. Syracuse University.

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