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Local Community in the Era of Social Media Technologies by Hui-Lan Titangos

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18

The librarian’s role as information manager

Abstract:

This chapter redefines the role of librarians as information managers – which is not a new concept. What separates Web 3.0 from other eras is that librarians can fulfill their full potential through the promising functionality of the Semantic Web. Specific tasks include the realization of findability, accuracy, user protection, and customizing computer programming for the management and retrieval of information.

Key words

information manager

findability

accuracy of information

evaluating information

tagging

user privacy

OCLC

MarcEdit

Terry Reese

NoveList

KDL

In the world of 3.0, we will find our role as librarians or library professionals transformed into that of information managers, ...

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