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Keeping up to date in the library profession

Keeping up to date in the library profession

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  • 1. Ahead of the curve
      • Michelle McLean
      • Information Librarian
  • 2. Why
    • Growth of knowledge
    • Career development
    • Anticipation
    • Client expectations
    • Left behind
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  • 3. How
    • Take responsibility
    • Personal
    • Work
    • Choose your focus
    • Your passion
    • Your job
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  • 4. Where
    • Generalist vs specialist
    • Library science
    • Journals
    • Conferences and training
    • Networking
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  • 5. Where - online
    • Online supplements
    • Conference papers
    • E-lists
    • Blogs
    • Wikis
    • Podcasts
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  • 6. Access and Learning
    • RSS
    • Common Craft
    • Learning 2.0
    • Learning 2.1
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  • 7. Finding content
    • Workplace
    • Networking
    • Professional associations
    • Events/training
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  • 8. Finding content
    • Blogs
    • Social networks
    • Podcasts
    • Wikis
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  • 9. Avoiding overload
    • Be selective
    • Filter
    • Ask for recommendations
    • Delete
    • Take breaks
    • Read for enjoyment
    • Bookmarking
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  • 10. Important
    • Professional responsibility
    • Tools to help
    • Librarians share
    • Fast change
    • Explore and enjoy!
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  • 11.
      • Michelle McLean
      • Casey-Cardinia Library Corporation
      • [email_address]
      • connectinglibrarian.com

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