New ITHAKA Issue Brief: “Educating the Research Librarian: Are We Falling Short?” by Deanna Marcum
Note from Gary Price: Important topic that needs to be continually addressed. From where I sit, after nearly 20 years as a librarian and having the opportunity to talk and work with librarians from many types of libraries, the answer is yes, we are falling short. By the way,we are falling short with librarian education in all areas not only research librarians.
Arguing that the enormous changes occurring in research libraries are not matched by the pace of change in library program curricula, Deanna Marcum explores the gap between teaching and practice in our latest issue brief.
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by Deanna Marcum, Ithaka S+R Managing Director
May 7, 2015.
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com.