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Challenges & Traits for 21st Century Libraries/Librarians

Last night in LIS701: Introduction to Library and Information Science, we discussed our five “context” books. Last semester we did this too. The books read this time were: Anderson, C. (2006). The Long Tail Beck, J., & Wade, M. (2004). Got Game: Ehrenreich, B. (2001). Nickel and Dimed Pink, D. (2005). A whole New Mind Weinberger, D. (2007). Everything is Miscellaneous We debriefed after two rounds of discussion and the class offered these challenges and traits: (Book titles are noted where applicable) Challenges for 21st Century Libraries • ability to meet niche markets that affect so much information (LT) • […]