Mind the Gap, ALA Annual Conference 2017American Library Association (ALA) (2017)
This presentation will be a panel discussion with hiring managers from different library types and LIS educators to consider the gaps in competencies and skills needed for successful employment in libraries. This discussion will address the changing needs in the workplace, as well as the profession and how library schools can adapt to meet those needs. Another goal is to highlight how practitioners can give ongoing feedback to LIS education to help transition needed modifications
Publication DateSummer June 25, 2017
Citation InformationConner-Gaten, Aisha, Michael, Crumpton, Wanda Brown, Susan Prober, and Lisa O’Connor. “Mind the Gap: Are We Finding the Skills We Need?” American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference, 25 June 2017, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL. Panel presentation.
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