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Job description for a Librarian 2.0 January 23, 2006

Posted by unamable in Libraries, Library 2.0, library thing, LibraryLand, profession.

Thanks to David King‘s sharp eyes we now have a fairly concise description of the duties for all us budding Librarian 2.0s in here and out there …

  • provide leadership and vision for “transformative technologies” in the provision of library resources and services
  • Creates communication venues and distributes content via digital tools such as blogs and wikis for the library system website
  • Develops and delivers library instruction through podcasts and multimedia webcasts
  • promotes community via new technologies within the library and virtually via IM and other emerging communication mechanisms
  • enhances the Library System web presence with current content and methods for distribution such as RSS
  • investigates and implements new technologies that may enhance the Library System’s web presence
  • provides training and support for other librarians on new technologies

“this is soo real” to misquote Jeff Buckley