People Interact

Blog about people-centered design by Lisa Chow and Sandra Sajonas.

Library 2.013 – Librarians in the 21st Century: Designing a Career Strategy for Evolving Roles and Opportunities

* If you haven’t done so, please take a few minutes to share your feedback about this Library 2.013 conference presentation.

Update 10/30/13Recording of the presentation is now available.


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Information Professionals 2050: Educational Possibilities and Pathways –

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Breaking the Barriers of Time and Space: The Dawning of the Great Age of Librarians –


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Career Strategy Books

Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action by Simon Sinek

Career Q&A: A Librarian’s Real-Life, Practical Guide to Managing a Successful Career by Susanne Markgren and Tiffany Eatman Allen

Brag! The Art of Tooting Your Own Horn Without Blowing It by Peggy Klaus

Maximize Your Potential: Grow Your Expertise, Take Bold Risks and Build An Incredible Career by Jocelyn K. Glei

Managing Brand You by Jerry S. Wilson and Ira Blumenthal

One Person, Multiple Careers: A New Model for Work/Life Success by Marci Alboher


2 responses to “Library 2.013 – Librarians in the 21st Century: Designing a Career Strategy for Evolving Roles and Opportunities

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  2. The Library Whiz October 22, 2013 at 1:32 pm

    Great presentation Sandra and Lisa! I learned a lot and really enjoyed your perspective on career strategies. I left with a lot great resources that I was previously unaware of and I felt motivated and inspired to kick my job search up a notch. Thank you for being at Library 2.0. It was a great event!

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