As the job market continues to become more competitive, additional degrees beyond college are not just required to become a doctor or lawyer anymore. Unexpected careers, such as an ice cream taster, now have requirements that individuals have a master’s degree. The majority of open positions are now for individuals who have at least been educated at the collegiate level. Those who want to enter one of the following careers may find that they need to hit the books before landing a position.
Dame Lynne Brindley, the former CEO of the British Library and recently elected Master of Pembroke College, Oxford, presents a set of key themes tied to the future of research libraries in the 21st Century. She dealt with may of them during her 12 years heading the British Library and prior career in university research… Continue reading Research Libraries’ Future
Will libraries become increasingly virtual and the librarians becoming knowledge navigators? Will libraries disappear as the world goes Wi-Fi or will Google become the future library? Will place remain central, as libraries become anchor tenants in co-located in commercial and public transit-orientated developments? Is social justice what libraries are really about or are they a place for empowering,… Continue reading Libraries of the future