Google has the advantage over librarians in ready reference questions dealing with the who, when and where questions. Complex matters still require the information finesse of a professional librarian. Professional standards outline modern skills required for the job of reference and information services.
Mentoring opportunities provided by professional librarians has offered an incredible wealth to learning in the CUA-SLIS graduate school program.
Fall is season for personal development, assess goals and realign activities accordingly. Brain fitness seems to fit the profession.
Commuting from Northern Virginia to Catholic University is a delicate balance between arriving on time for class and navigating the nation’s capital where the spirit of democracy takes many forms.