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Information Professionals' Career Confidential by Ulla de Stricker

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5

Organizational operations

The information professional’s opportunity to add value

Abstract

We look at information professionals’ opportunities to create their own new jobs by proposing in a business case how they could contribute, as embedded librarians and in other roles, to an organization’s goals through applying their unique skills to help knowledge workers save time, be more efficient, discover relevant activity elsewhere, protect corporate memory, and so on.

Keywords

Nontraditional information jobs

Business cases

Embedded librarians

Corporate memory

Selling benefits and outcomes

Creating one’s own job.

In Chapter 4, we looked at nontraditional roles information professionals can fill. Here, we discuss opportunities information professionals ...

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