Traditional skills in a changing world

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Traditional Skills in a Changing World by Laura Cracknell and Lindsay Donovan

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Traditional skills in a changing world

  1. 1. Traditional Skills in a Changing World<br />Laura Cracknell and Lindsay Robinson<br />Bodleian Law Library, University of Oxford<br />
  2. 2. What are ‘traditional skills’?<br /><ul><li> Cataloguing
  3. 3. Classifying</li></ul>http://www.flickr.com/photos/lucyloomis/4315362079/<br />
  4. 4. Where are these skills learned?<br /><ul><li>Professional courses</li></ul>Library School<br />
  5. 5. Where are these skills learned?<br />On the job<br />
  6. 6. Why aren’t skills learned?<br />Invisible<br /><ul><li>Out-sourced</li></li></ul><li>Cataloguers don’t help themselves…<br />Image problem<br /><ul><li>Handed over to others</li></li></ul><li>Value to New Professionals<br />Fundamental part of how information services work<br />
  7. 7. Value to New Professionals<br />Still useful in the workplace<br />
  8. 8. Value to New Professionals<br />Added value in a competitive marketplace<br />
  9. 9. Value to New Professionals<br />Underlies many Web 2.0 technologies<br />
  10. 10. Value to New Professionals<br />Can lead to more than just well-ordered books<br />
  11. 11. Value to New Professionals?<br />The Well-Equipped Librarian<br />

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