Technology and professional identity of librarians; the making of the cybrarian
This change has brought new nomenclature including cybrarian
, digital librarian, information scientist, digital library operations officer, library technologist, IT resource manager, knowledge manager, etc.
There are three prototypes of email managers designed for older people-SeniorMail, which proposes a redesign of the email manager Outlook Express; Simple Mail, a simulated email system with a user interface simplified to five functions, and Cybrarian
, based on fewer functions and an increase in the size of the features.
Digital Librarian, Cybrarian
, or Librarian with Specialized Skills: Who Will Staff Digital Libraries?
Thank you to James Fort, cybrarian
for the National Criminal Justice Reference Service, for his assistance in preparing this article.
Their specially-designed system, Cybrarian
, was significantly more usable than an industry-standard equivalent (i.
It won the 2003 Cybrarian
Project Award for its "outstanding effort and contribution towards the accessibility and usability of online information.
Also new to the 2005 copyright of Merriam-Webster's Collegiate(R) Dictionary, Eleventh Edition are hospitalist ("a physician who specializes in treating hospitalized patients of other physicians in order to minimize the number of hospital visits by other physicians"), and cybrarian
("a person whose job is to find, collect, and manage information that is available on the World Wide Web").
Jarvis is the Cybrarian
for the University at Buffalo's Office of Creative Services
Also representing Great Oaks at the event were Steve Jackson, Great Oaks senior vice president; Susie Rutkowski, manager of disability education; and Robin Hoelle, Live Oaks cybrarian
's specialty is using computers for "gathering information, sifting it, categorizing it, and making it available according to user's needs," says Ted Nellen, a cybrarian
for TaskStream, an educational consulting company.
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