[Apologies for the cross posting and, thus, duplicate messaging to many
*Question: *What are the skills, competencies, capabilities, attitudes,
etc., that you believe are essential for being a successful information
professional (library employee, technologist, media services specialist,
digital specialist, archivist, etc.) in U.S. higher education within the
next 3-5 years?
I'm happy to hear your thoughts, regardless of whether this "info-pro"
is entry level, a generalist, a specialist, manager, or chief
administrator. position. The entire gamut is fair game.
Feel free to contribute sentence fragments or multiple page essays.
Also, feel free to bounce this message along to other persons (or
mailing lists) you feel may have cogent thoughts on the topic.
*Timetable*: I'd very much appreciate your feedback no later than
Friday, May 1.
*Rationale*: I'm co-leading a workshop related to this topic on
Tuesday, May 5, and I intend to sprinkle the day with "crowd-sourced"
wisdom and sound bites of your best thinking:
*Attribution*: For the sake of simplicity, I'll assume your feedback is
not for attribution to you personally, but I'd be happy to credit your
wisdom if you note that willingness in your response.
*Response Summary*: I'll summarize my responses if the feedback lends
itself to doing so...
Vice President for Library and Information Services
Norton, MA 02766-0930
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