Document de l’Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) : « Library and Information Services : The Future of the Profession : Themes and scenarios 2025 », Discussion paper, 1 May 2013, signalé par DocuTicker le 21 mai 2013 http://web.docuticker.com/go/docubase/70116
« From Executive Summary:
Having looked at the historic and current situation relating to library and information services, and freely-available futurist thinking, we have developed scenarios for school, public, university and TAFE, and special libraries, and collecting institutions under three themes:
The golden age of information
Convergence is an efficiency model. Generally, it means fewer jobs but the positions that are available require people with significant skills.
Connection is good for libraries, it plays to our strengths. In this environment, libraries thrive, although library and information professionals have to step outside their comfort zone.
The golden age of information is coming, the question is whether or not today’s library and information professionals can make it their own. If we can, this era offers highly attractive opportunities for the profession and it opens up the possibility of many more of our members occupying senior positions in government, not-for-profit and commercial enterprises. »
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