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The Global Profession: theoverseasperspective<br />Find The Passion – the career that lets you work with the things you lo...
Who am I?<br />Why Library Studies?<br />Whybecomeinvolved?<br />Whatisgoingonoutthere?<br />Do research and professiongoh...
Who am I?<br />
Degree in Library and InformationStudies<br />Master in ScientificInformation<br />Who am I?<br />
Researcher<br />Journalist<br />Translator<br />Eventsorganizer<br />Interpreter<br />Teacher<br />Techno-geek<br />Biblio...
Who am I?<br />
Neverthoughtaboutitbefore<br />Didn’twanttowork in a libraryor archive<br />Did I getto do what I wanted?<br />Yes, and I ...
Keenoninformationtechnology</li></ul>Why Library Studies?<br />
Library Studies in Spain<br />Three-year Diploma in Librarianship<br />Two-yearDegree in Library and InformationStudies<br...
Workplacement<br />July 2005<br />Working at the local newspaper<br />Firstprofessionalexperience<br />Did my share of jou...
Member of theexecutiveboard<br />December 2005<br />Learningabout…<br />… “the real world”<br />… jobprofiles<br />... new...
… findingjobopportunities
… makingfriends!</li></ul>Learninghowto…<br /><ul><li>… organiseevents
… publicspeaking
… interactwithotherprofessionals</li></ul>And overall…<br /><ul><li>… becomingpart of a community
… making a difference!</li></ul>Whybecomeinvolved?<br />
Library associations in Spain<br />Whybecomeinvolved?<br />
What do we do?<br />Annualforum<br />Training courses<br />Professional prizes<br />Whybecomeinvolved?<br />
Translating IFLA<br />August 2008<br />August 2009<br />August 2010<br />Whatisgoingonoutthere?<br />
Whatis IFLA about?<br />International Federation of Library Associations<br />Founded in 1927<br />1600 membersfrom 150cou...
Whatis IFLA about?<br />International Federation of Library Associations<br />Aims<br />Promotehighstandards of library an...
Whatis IFLA about?<br />International Federation of Library Associations<br />Some of thethingsthey do<br />Database of su...
Whatis IFLA about?<br />International Federation of Library Associations<br />Howtogetinvolved<br />Papers<br />Grants -> ...
Doingresearch<br />May 2007<br />WorkingonInformationRetrieval<br />Nov 2008<br />DoingBibliometrics<br />Linguistictreatm...
Moya Anegón, F.; Jiménez Contreras, E.; Moneda Corrochano, M. (1998). Researchfronts in Library and InformationScience in ...
Theydon’tinteractanymore!!<br />Do researchand theprofessiongohand in hand?<br />
What do we do at<br />Science and ScientificCommunicationEvaluation<br />Professionaly-orientedresearchgroupvia…<br />… bi...
What do we do at<br />ScientificEvaluation Agencies<br />EmbeddedLibrarian<br />Bibliometrics<br />Training coursesforlect...
TheEmbeddedlibrarian<br />Do researchand theprofessiongohand in hand	?<br />
TheEmbeddedlibrarian<br />Works for a customer’sgroup (researchgroup)<br />Respondstogroup’sinformationneeds<br />Works ha...
TheEmbeddedlibrarian<br />Assignments<br /><ul><li>Strategiesforpromotion and dissemination of itsactivities
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  1. 1. The Global Profession: theoverseasperspective<br />Find The Passion – the career that lets you work with the things you love<br />CILIP New Professionals Information Day<br />Friday 1st October, London<br />Nicolás Robinson-García<br />EC3ResearchGroup<br />University of Granada<br />
  2. 2. Who am I?<br />Why Library Studies?<br />Whybecomeinvolved?<br />Whatisgoingonoutthere?<br />Do research and professiongohand in hand?<br />Puttingthepiecestogether<br />
  3. 3. Who am I?<br />
  4. 4. Degree in Library and InformationStudies<br />Master in ScientificInformation<br />Who am I?<br />
  5. 5. Researcher<br />Journalist<br />Translator<br />Eventsorganizer<br />Interpreter<br />Teacher<br />Techno-geek<br />Bibliometrician<br />Research-adviser<br />Librarian<br />Who am I?<br />
  6. 6. Who am I?<br />
  7. 7. Neverthoughtaboutitbefore<br />Didn’twanttowork in a libraryor archive<br />Did I getto do what I wanted?<br />Yes, and I learnedtolovelibraries as well!<br /><ul><li>Wantedtobe a journalist
  8. 8. Keenoninformationtechnology</li></ul>Why Library Studies?<br />
  9. 9. Library Studies in Spain<br />Three-year Diploma in Librarianship<br />Two-yearDegree in Library and InformationStudies<br />One-year Professional/ResearchMaster<br />PhDThesis (3 years)<br />AssistantLibrarian<br />Librarian<br />Subject-basedLibrarianorResearchAssistant<br />Researcher/Lecturer<br />Why Library Studies?<br />
  10. 10. Workplacement<br />July 2005<br />Working at the local newspaper<br />Firstprofessionalexperience<br />Did my share of journalism!<br />Startedtolovetheprofession<br />Wrotefirstarticlefor a scientificjournal!<br />Why Library Studies?<br />
  11. 11. Member of theexecutiveboard<br />December 2005<br />Learningabout…<br />… “the real world”<br />… jobprofiles<br />... new ideas<br />Networking…<br /><ul><li>… and collaborating
  12. 12. … findingjobopportunities
  13. 13. … makingfriends!</li></ul>Learninghowto…<br /><ul><li>… organiseevents
  14. 14. … publicspeaking
  15. 15. … interactwithotherprofessionals</li></ul>And overall…<br /><ul><li>… becomingpart of a community
  16. 16. … making a difference!</li></ul>Whybecomeinvolved?<br />
  17. 17. Library associations in Spain<br />Whybecomeinvolved?<br />
  18. 18. What do we do?<br />Annualforum<br />Training courses<br />Professional prizes<br />Whybecomeinvolved?<br />
  19. 19. Translating IFLA<br />August 2008<br />August 2009<br />August 2010<br />Whatisgoingonoutthere?<br />
  20. 20. Whatis IFLA about?<br />International Federation of Library Associations<br />Founded in 1927<br />1600 membersfrom 150countries<br />5 Divisions<br />6 CoreActivities<br />48 Sections<br />12 SpecialInterestGroups<br />5 JointActivities<br />Whatisgoingonoutthere?<br />
  21. 21. Whatis IFLA about?<br />International Federation of Library Associations<br />Aims<br />Promotehighstandards of library and infomationservices<br />Encourageunderstanding of thevalue of libraries<br />Representtheinterests of membersthroughouttheworld<br />Whatisgoingonoutthere?<br />
  22. 22. Whatis IFLA about?<br />International Federation of Library Associations<br />Some of thethingsthey do<br />Database of successstories<br />Guidelines<br />Internet Manifesto, IFLA/Unesco ManifestoforMulticultural Libraries<br />Whatisgoingonoutthere?<br />
  23. 23. Whatis IFLA about?<br />International Federation of Library Associations<br />Howtogetinvolved<br />Papers<br />Grants -> Adopt a student!<br />Volunteering<br />Membership<br />StandingCommitteemembers<br />Whatisgoingonoutthere?<br />
  24. 24. Doingresearch<br />May 2007<br />WorkingonInformationRetrieval<br />Nov 2008<br />DoingBibliometrics<br />Linguistictreatment of questions in Spanishforquestionclassification in questionansweringsystems<br />Do research and theprofessiongohand in hand?<br />
  25. 25. Moya Anegón, F.; Jiménez Contreras, E.; Moneda Corrochano, M. (1998). Researchfronts in Library and InformationScience in Spain (1985-1994). Scientometrics. 42 (2):229-246<br />Bibliometrics<br />Sametopic<br />And now?<br />Do research and theprofessiongohand in hand?<br />
  26. 26. Theydon’tinteractanymore!!<br />Do researchand theprofessiongohand in hand?<br />
  27. 27. What do we do at<br />Science and ScientificCommunicationEvaluation<br />Professionaly-orientedresearchgroupvia…<br />… bibliographictools, dissemination and professional training onBibliometrics<br />Do researchand theprofessiongohand in hand?<br />
  28. 28. What do we do at<br />ScientificEvaluation Agencies<br />EmbeddedLibrarian<br />Bibliometrics<br />Training coursesforlecturers<br />Science 2.0<br />Evaluation of scientificjournals<br />Training coursesforacademiclibrarians<br />Do researchand theprofessiongohand in hand?<br />
  29. 29. TheEmbeddedlibrarian<br />Do researchand theprofessiongohand in hand ?<br />
  30. 30. TheEmbeddedlibrarian<br />Works for a customer’sgroup (researchgroup)<br />Respondstogroup’sinformationneeds<br />Works hand in handwiththeresearch leader<br />Creates virtual workspacesforitsusers<br />Works outsidethelibrarywithintheuser’senvironment<br />Do researchand theprofessiongohand in hand ?<br />
  31. 31. TheEmbeddedlibrarian<br />Assignments<br /><ul><li>Strategiesforpromotion and dissemination of itsactivities
  32. 32. Dissemination of pre-print once thepaper has beenaccepted
  33. 33. Data curation and informationretrieval
  34. 34. Monitorisation of impactof thepaperthroughbibliometricindicators
  35. 35. Pre-printsmanagement: Journal’sinstructionforauthors
  36. 36. Criteriafromevaluation agencies in ordertodeveloppublicationpolicies
  37. 37. Journalselection and submissionprocess
  38. 38. Up to date informationregardingresearchfundingproposals</li></ul>Do researchand theprofessiongohand in hand ?<br />
  39. 39. Puttingthepiecestogether<br />
  40. 40. Puttingthepiecestogether<br />
  41. 41. Youreapwhatyousow<br />Puttingthepiecestogether<br />
  42. 42. And remember…<br />Neverunderestimate de importance of a Librarian<br />(Idea kindlydonatedbyElsevier)<br />
  43. 43. Thankyou!<br />Blog:http://entreolasdeinformacion.blogspot.com<br />Twitter: @nrobinsongarcia<br />Slideshare:http://slideshare.net/figaro<br />LinkedIn:http://es.linkedin.com/in/nicolasrobinson<br />Find The Passion – the career that lets you work with the things you love<br />CILIP New Professionals Information Day<br />Friday 1st October, London<br />Nicolás Robinson-García<br />EC3ResearchGroup<br />University of Granada<br />
  44. 44. Chart of theWorldonMercator’sprojection: Daniel Lizars (1831) | Librarians – Thethinblue line betweenyou and the FBI | Map of Spain 1790 – Uhanu | Premio de investigación de la AAD al GrupoEC3 – Daniel Torres Salinas | Nieves – DídacMargaix | shinystarleaffringedweirdly in tarrymoongate – Karl-Ludwig Poggemann | Puzzle – Ryan Amos | Cena – DídacMargaix | Buena cosecha - Sergio<br />Credits<br />
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