The Library Future, It’s Up to
You
What Tomorrow’s Librarians
Need to Know Today
Serve the good of your library
 Desire to meet and serve the library's user
community
 Positive attitude toward library ...
Gaming-Bringing People Together
Author Speakers-Bringing Culture to Users
Blogs
Communicate in Many Ways
 Ability to motivate, establish and maintain effective
working relationships
 Ability to commun...
Office Tasks - Open Office
Documents, Presentations, Spreadsheets
Skype Voice Over Internet (VOIP)
Chat with Users-Meebo.com
Blogger
Yahoo Babel Fish-Translation tool
Understand the Library
 Knowledge of the philosophy and techniques of
library service
 Possess a knowledge of library se...
Reference-Knowledge Management
Online Catalog-Access Services
Cataloging-Bibliographic Records
Instruction User - Education
Manage Yourself, Others, and Change
 Ability to organize job duties and work
independently
 Ability to exercise initiati...
Managing People and Spaces
Managing Workload
Library Sessions Taught FY 2008
0
100
200
300
Months
NumberOfSessions
Sessions 19 62 60 10 0 29 34 31 7 ...
Information Literacy
Standards & Assessments
Curriculum & Instruction
Professional Development
Learning Environments
Life ...
Assessment
Zotero-Browser Biblographic Management
Google Docs
Google Sites
Podcasting
Mobile Services
WorldCat
RefWorks
Google
NCSU Catalog
Thank
You!
cs-cordes@wiu.edu
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A presentation for library students covering the areas required to be a successful library professional. Includes areas of focus on the community, library services, management skills, and trends in librarianship.

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The Library Future, It’s Up to You: What Tomorrow’s Librarians Need to Know Today

  1. The Library Future, It’s Up to You What Tomorrow’s Librarians Need to Know Today
  2. Serve the good of your library  Desire to meet and serve the library's user community  Positive attitude toward library users with special needs  Knowledge of a foreign language for communities with non-native speaking populations
  3. Gaming-Bringing People Together
  4. Author Speakers-Bringing Culture to Users
  5. Blogs
  6. Communicate in Many Ways  Ability to motivate, establish and maintain effective working relationships  Ability to communicate both orally and in writing  Ability to communicate using technology  Ability to prepare comprehensive reports and present ideas clearly and concisely in written and oral form
  7. Office Tasks - Open Office Documents, Presentations, Spreadsheets
  8. Skype Voice Over Internet (VOIP)
  9. Chat with Users-Meebo.com
  10. Blogger
  11. Yahoo Babel Fish-Translation tool
  12. Understand the Library  Knowledge of the philosophy and techniques of library service  Possess a knowledge of library services, materials and resources  Knowledge of computers, the internet, and available library software
  13. Reference-Knowledge Management
  14. Online Catalog-Access Services
  15. Cataloging-Bibliographic Records
  16. Instruction User - Education
  17. Manage Yourself, Others, and Change  Ability to organize job duties and work independently  Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment  Ability to make administrative decisions, interpret policies, and supervise staff  Ability to think analytically and to develop new or revised systems, procedures, and work flow
  18. Managing People and Spaces
  19. Managing Workload Library Sessions Taught FY 2008 0 100 200 300 Months NumberOfSessions Sessions 19 62 60 10 0 29 34 31 7 252 Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr Total Records kept in spreadsheets to plan for instruction demand. These are balanced with available librarian resources.
  20. Information Literacy Standards & Assessments Curriculum & Instruction Professional Development Learning Environments Life & Career Skills Learning & Innovation Skills Core Subjects & 21C Themes Information, Media, & Technology Skills
  21. Assessment
  22. Zotero-Browser Biblographic Management
  23. Google Docs
  24. Google Sites
  25. Podcasting
  26. Mobile Services WorldCat RefWorks Google NCSU Catalog
  27. Thank You! cs-cordes@wiu.edu

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