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Meeting our future professionals

Elke Greifeneder (Institute of Library and Information Science, Humboldt University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany)

Library Hi Tech

ISSN: 0737-8831

Article publication date: 13 June 2008

Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to reflect about future professionals, hybrid publications and conference blogging.

Design/methodology/approach

This is an opinion piece, based on the participation during the BOBCATSSS conference.

Findings

Our young professionals are aware that the library profession is at a crossroads and that it is up to them to find the best way to deal with current issues. The paper emphasizes that we need a combination of new ideas and work experience.

Practical implications

Practical implications are observations about conference blogging and the impact of hybrid publishing.

Originality/value

This paper identifies the potential we have within our future professionals.

Keywords

Citation

Greifeneder, E. (2008), "Meeting our future professionals", Library Hi Tech, Vol. 26 No. 2, pp. 161-163. https://doi.org/10.1108/07378830810880289

Publisher

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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