What Does It Mean to Be a Science Librarian 2.0?
The author, a Computer science librarian in the U.S., gives a good and wise feedback of several years of new technology testing, etc. at last, sometimes, old fashioned tools such as newsletters serve better the end-users he concludes….
“A Science Librarian 2.0 should be a person who is experimenting with new technologies as they come along. But we also need to retain a healthy dose of skepticism. Many tools are hyped way beyond their ability to deliver a service that is essential. So we need to thoroughly evaluate whether a new tool is appropriate for our workplace and will help further our mission to deliver services to our patrons”
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