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Prospects – the UK official Graduate Careers Website
Academic librarian: Job description
Academic librarians provide support to members of an academic community
including students, researchers and lecturing staff. Typically, an academic librarian
will manage, organise, evaluate and disseminate information. A key aspect of their
work is facilitating and supporting learning by teaching information retrieval skills to
students and staff. Academic librarians spend a considerable amount of time
working with electronic resources. This role has little to do with reading
books and is very much a people-focused occupation.
Who is your community?
A key aspect of their work is facilitating and supporting learning by teaching information retrieval skills to students and staff (and??). Academic librarians spend a considerable amount of time working with electronic resources.
Teaching information retrieval skills - What does this involve in your community? With a friend identify five key things you teach when supporting information retrieval skills.
What are digital Literacies?
Alone or with the person next to you write
what you do differently when supporting digital literacy.
(Apologies to the chaps, film makers’ images not mine!)
Then More recently Now
Supporting the community then and now
‘ This documentary will increase the public's awareness of the complex and democratic nature of librarianship in the age of technology, and be a step toward librarians redefining themselves as not only more than a stereotype, but also as a cultural imperative.’
Haven’t Librarians always been a cultural imperative?
Eratosthenes was born in Cyrene (in modern-day Libya ). He was the third chief librarian of the Great Library of Alexandria , the center of science and learning in the ancient world, and died in the capital of Ptolemaic Egyp t
As now -
Digital Librarian: a librarian's choice of the best of the Web Digital Librarian is maintained by Margaret Vail Anderson, a librarian in Cortland, New York