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Panel on Skills for the Future
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Panel on Skills for the Future
Panel on Skills for the Future
Panel on Skills for the Future
Panel on Skills for the Future
Panel on Skills for the Future
Panel on Skills for the Future
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Panel on Skills for the Future

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Brief presentation on a panel focused on Skills for the Future presented Oct. 6, 2009 at the MLA TriChapter Conference, Atlantic City, NJ (Medical Library Association Mid-Atlantic, Philadelphia …

Brief presentation on a panel focused on Skills for the Future presented Oct. 6, 2009 at the MLA TriChapter Conference, Atlantic City, NJ (Medical Library Association Mid-Atlantic, Philadelphia Regional, and New York-New Jersey chapters). http://3bythesea.pbworks.com/

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  1. Librarian Skills for the Future by Greg R. Notess
  2. Search, Tech, & Shopping <ul><li>Searching: Commercial & Free </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Shopping: Purchasing </li></ul>
  3. Searching Finding Relevant Information Quickly or at Least Appearing To
  4. Searching Skills <ul><li>Knowing Sources: Online & Off </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Omnivores of Information </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Search Techniques, Tricks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Truncation, Word Order, Cache </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Filters, Limits, Boolean </li></ul></ul>
  5. Simple vs. Advanced <ul><li>Teach Simple Search Strategies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>May Be All That Is Remembered </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Or What Is Most Commonly Used </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Demo Advanced Techniques </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Show Your Expertise </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>And When They Should Call on You </li></ul></ul>
  6. Search: Warnings <ul><li>Make sure complex query </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Works better than a simple query </li></ul></ul>
  7. Technology Our Servant or Master?
  8. Tech Skills <ul><li>Not Everything – Many Things </li></ul><ul><li>Select Specific Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Take Time to Explore </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Especially for the Treasures </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Stay Aware of New Technologies </li></ul>
  9. Tech: Warnings <ul><li>Don’t Get Lost in Latest Fads </li></ul><ul><li>IM, MySpace, Facebook, Twitter </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Stay at Front of Curve </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Know How It Works </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Don’t Lose Yourself In It </li></ul></ul>
  10. Shopping Fight the Salami
  11. Purchasing & Acquisition <ul><li>Finding the Best Deal </li></ul><ul><li>With the Most Relevant Content </li></ul><ul><li>Easy Access to Other Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Without Users Knowing Purchase </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(But Make Sure They Do) </li></ul></ul>
  12. Shopping: Warning <ul><li>The Salami Approach to Sales </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Slice & Dice Into Smaller Packages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More Income for Seller </li></ul></ul>
  13. Questions?

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