Meeting our future professionals

Meeting our future professionals 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. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Library Hi Tech Emerald Publishing

Meeting our future professionals

Library Hi Tech, Volume 26 (2): 3 – Jun 13, 2008

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2008 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0737-8831
DOI
10.1108/07378830810880289
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Abstract

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.

Journal

Library Hi TechEmerald Publishing

Published: Jun 13, 2008

Keywords: Publications; Conferences; Libraries

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