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Exploring Education for Digital Librarians by Anna Maria Tammaro, Sue Myburgh

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Regeneration of the second oldest profession

Abstract:

The development of information and communication technologies (ICTs) have radically changed the ways in which people try to find the information they need and, as a consequence, what information professionals need to know. A new understanding of the digital information environment, a different professional perspective, and increased interaction and personalisation of services are all required. Libraries cannot be replaced by ICTs and there are several reasons for this, which are discussed here. Instead, ICTs offer the opportunity for regeneration, as digital libraries require digital librarians, who can better achieve the goals of librarianship, by intervening in the cycle of knowledge ...

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