Saturday, June 25, 2016

Continuing Education for Information Professionals - Deanna B. Marcum, EDUCAUSE Review

What information professionals need from continuing education programs in order to prepare for the next stage of their careers is changing rapidly as organizations and their parent institutions find themselves in the midst of transformation. Librarians and IT staff must quickly find minimally viable solutions and improve on them after users provide feedback, which is a far cry from the traditional best-professional-judgement approach to problem solving. By taking part in larger collaborative and networked initiatives, information professionals can do their jobs better, but they need new skills in how to operate effectively in the new environment. http://er.educause.edu/articles/2016/6/continuing-education-for-information-professionals

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