Daily Archives: April 14, 2008

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Helpdesk Rickrolled

Helpdesk Rickrolled Originally uploaded by lerxst / boycat Joe writes: Grabbed www.flickr.com/photos/timtastic/2371253585/ and printed it. You can call the Information Systems Help Desk at 989-272-7425 and let them know that they got Rickrolled!

Brian Kenney on Core Competencies

Did you know ALA was publishing the “Core Competencies of Librarianship?” Brian Kenney writes: http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/article/CA6545430.html Although the guidelines were presented at a public meeting, I don’t think this document is widely available, but you could try searching ala.org. The document is predictably conservative—in the sense of preserving what exists—and covers what you’d imagine: the foundation of our profession, information resources, organization, technical knowledge, reference and user services, research, continuing education, and administration. Likely the intent was to give ALA’s Committee on Accreditation, which accredits master’s programs in library and information science, a little more teeth—perhaps necessary in dealing with those […]