Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to reflect about future professionals, hybrid publications and conference blogging. Design/methodology/approach – This is an opinion piece, based on the participation during the BOBCATSSS conference. Findings – Our young professionals are aware that the library profession is at a crossroads and that it is up to them to find the best way to deal with current issues. The paper emphasizes that we need a combination of new ideas and work experience. Practical implications – Practical implications are observations about conference blogging and the impact of hybrid publishing. Originality/value – This paper identifies the potential we have within our future professionals.
Library Hi Tech – Emerald Publishing
Published: Jun 13, 2008
Keywords: Publications; Conferences; Libraries
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