Geeks and Luddites: Library Communication and Culture
Reviews the modern history of technological changes driving library culture, including how these changes affect communication between systems staff and other librarians. Current library cultures mirrors the culture at large with ever increasing needs for effective communication. The current library culture is driven and clearly influenced by the Web 2.0. Systems Librarians must become more collaborative in their interpersonal styles and must increase their public face, roles which have been historically limited or prohibited.
Daniel P. Gall and Donna L. Hirst. "Geeks and Luddites: Library Communication and Culture" An Overview of the Changing Role of the Systems Librarian: Systemic Shifts (2010): 39-61.
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