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You Need Wings to Fly in the Clouds: Future Skills for Librarians

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You need wings to fly in the clouds - future skills for librarians by Mary Auckland, librarian and consultant. Presentation at the JIBS User Group Workshop and AGM Back to the Future and Into the …

You need wings to fly in the clouds - future skills for librarians by Mary Auckland, librarian and consultant. Presentation at the JIBS User Group Workshop and AGM Back to the Future and Into the Cloud, 24 February 2012, School of Oriental and African Studies, London.

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  • 1. You need wings to fly in the clouds: future skills for librarians Mary Auckland 24th February 2012http://www.flickr.com/photos/31216636@N00/6116971061/
  • 2. Library Services (c) V W Selburn http://www.rluk.ac.uk/content/re-skilling-research
  • 3. http://www.flickr.com/photos/magnus_d/6039917390/sizes/l/in/photostream/
  • 4. Well, Ill tell you what I want What I really, really wantHaags Uitburo (CC-NC)http://www.flickr.com/photos/haagsuitburo/2627515964/sizes/l/in/set-72157605888425883/
  • 5. US p + Ckr + S + e = W 1nG52f
  • 6. “... academic librarians have to not onlythink outside of their box-shapedbuilding, but must actively venturephysically outside of the protective butrestrictive enclosure which librarianshipitself has become. In doing so, weremind other faculty that we are bothprofessional and productive, that weoffer more than simply “service with asmile” when they need it.” Sheila Corrall 2009
  • 7. http://www.flickr.com/photos/limaoscarjuliet/3305886294/sizes/l/in/photostream/
  • 8. “Academic liaison librarians need toremain unfazed by the uncertainties ofthe library landscapes in which theyoperate and by the fluidity of theirroles as they develop. They should bealert to the opportunities the situationoffers, embrace change and be vocaland confident about defining theirroles in ways they want.” Alice Crawford University of St. Andrew
  • 9. Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of EarthAnd danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings;Sunward I’ve climbed, and joined the tumbling mirthof sun-split clouds, — and done a hundred thingsYou have not dreamed of —John Gillespie Magee, Jr.Pilot Officer, 412 Squadron, RCAFhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/dionnehartnett/5966064492/
  • 10. Thank you to the photographersAll the pictures used are licensed under the Creative Commons License 3.0. The original images are on Flicker and the slides contain the url