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The Future of Library Science

The new president of the ALA, Loriene Roy, describes herself as a professor of library information, not library science.

She discusses the direction of the library information field and its training programs, the role of technology, core curriculum, life long learning, the importance of evaluating information, the necessity of teaching skills, the role of paraprofessionals, chat reference service, as well as her opinion on the uses of Wikipedia in this podcast.

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Enhance the professional development of students in the Emporia School of Library and Information Management - Oregon Cohort by supporting collaborative relationships with the professional community.